The Low Country Teacher and The Liberal Hillbilly: Septima Clark and Myles Horton

The Low Country Teacher and The Liberal Hillbilly: Septima Clark and Myles Horton

Two Stories - The Low Country Teacher and The Liberal Hillbilly: Septima Clark and Myles Horton - An African American South Carolina school teacher, Septima Clark, teams with Myles Horton, a radical white organizer from the hills of Tennessee to develop the Citizenship Schools model which powered the Civil Rights Movement; My Sister's Keeper shares the story of Viola Liuzzo, the first white woman martyr of the Civil Rights Movement and the loving cross racial friendship with Sara Evans who introduced her to the work on the NAACP in Detroit and help raise Viola's children after she was murdered.
September 15, 2021 10:00 am on WORLD | Episode #103 | 27 minutes | Visit Website

The Low Country Teacher and The Liberal Hillbilly: Septima Clark and Myles Horton

American Stories: Race Amity and the Other Traditions

Series Overview

A historical look at cross-racial and cross-cultural relationships in American history that impacted America's development. The film presents a series of short stories from the arrival of the first slaves on America's shores to relationships that impacted advances in social justice.