Screening "Annie Mae Carpenter and the Uprising in Nacogdoches
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A new documentary short designed for high school students about the importance of collective action, organizing, and solidarity.
Excerpted in part from “A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas)” winner of an audience award from Cine Las Americas, this 14 minute film tells the story of Annie Mae Carpenter, Secretary of the Nacogdoches chapter of the NAACP. In 1973, she refused to clean the male student restrooms at Stephen F. Austin State University and was fired. The race and gender discrimination suit, Anne Mae Carpenter et al v. Stephen F. Austin State University, went on for more than 10 years. In 1983, a Texas StateView more
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Anne Lewis will be present to answer questions.
1165 Angelina Street, Austin, TX 78702