Justice is a Black Woman Film Screening/Discussion
Time: 6:00 PM (CST)
Location: Oxford Campus, Farley Hall (Overby Center Auditorium)
|Invitation: The award-winning documentary 'The Life & Work of Constance Baker Motley' & talk with producer Gary Ford about the civil rights pioneer.|
Open to the Public
Please join the College of Liberal Arts, School of Law, Overby Center, Provost’s Office, and Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College for a screening of the award-winning documentary "Justice is a Black Woman: The Life and Work of Constance Baker Motley." Producer Gary Ford will join us for a conversation about the late civil rights activist and attorney who wrote the original complaint in the case of Brown v. Board of Education. The first African American woman ever to argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court, in Meredith v. Fair she successfully won James Meredith's effort to be the first black student to attend the University of Mississippi in 1962.