The lives and work of African American educators in the decades following school desegregation are the focus of Teachers on the Frontline of School Desegregation, a community display developed by Greensboro’s Ever Achieving Retired Teachers Club.
Join us for the opening program, a free event for all ages. Teachers will be on hand to share their experiences, and there will be a screening of “Making Bricks Without Straw,” an oral history documentary highlighting these educators’ stories.
Schedule of events:
11:00 Dr. Richard Williams presents interviews from the film “Making Bricks Without Straw”
12:00 Dorothy Thompson and Flossie Vereen Smith share their experiences as teachers during desegregation
1:00 Dr. Richard Williams presents interviews from the film “Making Bricks Without Straw”
2:00 Teaching on the Front Line of Desegregation, a panel discussion
This partner program is being put on by the Ever Achieving Retired Teachers Club.