Mother to Daughter to Sister
Kneeling at the Altar of Education – Which ever way that you can get it!
This is image is one in a photography series that chronicles my participation in SAH Field Study Fellowship.
Six years ago this Lady taught me ALL that I needed to Know about Alabama and the Civil Rights Movement. This Elder Teacher told the story of when the white mob circled the church one evening, resulting in the parishioners spending the night barricaded in the sanctuary, while Dr. King had to call Washington to the then U.S. Secretary of the State, Robt. Kennedy to request an immediate intervention. Finally early the next morning the National Guard dispersed the white mob.
Below is the link for sketchbook essay that documents one day of the 2009 Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) Field Study Tour – Civil Rights Monuments, lead by Dell Upton.
Yes Civil Rights – We are still working on it.