Date(s) - 08/27/2020
(L-R) Fannie Lou Hamer, Victoria Jackson Gray and Annie Devine reading a telegram at the U.S. Capitol Building in 1965 from Speaker of the House granting them permission to be seated on the House floor during the debate about the newly elected representatives from Mississippi (Photo – Getty Images)
The award-winning documentary “Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders” is presented by the Pasadena Senior Center as part of its Cultural Thursdays series.
The documentary chronicles the vital role played by women in the Mississippi Civil Rights movement from the point of view of the women who lived it and changed history in the face of a hostile and violent segregated society.
How to watch
To register for the screening or for more information, visit this link and click on Register Online or call 626-795-4331. Everyone who registers will receive email instructions for joining accessing this Zoom activity.
> For more info see Civil Rights Documentary Presented Free by Pasadena Senior Center.