The Unsung Sorors of the twentieth century proudly preached, protested, published, taught, cooked, cried, nursed, acted, danced, sculpted, rebelled, struggled, marched, met, sacrificed, sat-in, sued, defended, judged, studied, worshipped and sang for civil rights and human rights. Alpha Kappa Alpha is honoring their lives and their liberation legacies in The Unforgettable, Unsung Sorors of the Civil Rights Movement exhibit developed by the International Archives Committee for the 2012 Boule. As explained in the Spring Ivy Leaf, the primary time focus is 1954 through 1965, but will incorporate a prelude and a postlude in order to include the major 20th century moments of the movement. Note that the exhibit is designed in a manner that acknowledges the geographic movement of sorors.
All Archives Committees are encouraged to review chapter scrap books and monthly newsletters. Consider setting an oral history taping date to gather and record the chapter memories. Individual sorors and each chapter Archives Committee Chair are asked to submit information about the timeless Civil Rights service of historic and current Unsung Sorors using this form. Note that material received will be used by the committee and then donated to the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center in Howard University's Founders Library.
By submitting this story, I fully understand that the materials will be used for the special exhibit and subsequently will be housed in the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Archives located in the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center of Howard University.
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