I just saw this article about a former student and filmmaker Sonya Dunn. She gave me a shout out and it made my day so I thought I would share it!
The Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library (MARBL) at Emory University has acquired a collection of papers from the Rev. C.T. Vivian and his wife Octavia Geans Vivian, who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr. at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Mrs. Vivian, who died in 2011, was the author of Coretta, a biography of Coretta Scott King.
In Buenos Aires a fire destroyed an archive of corporate and banking industry documents and took the life of nine first responders.ay.
The fire at the Iron Mountain warehouse took hours to control and at least half of the sprawling building was ruined despite the efforts of at least 10 squads of firefighters. Read more here
Rep. Shirley Chisholm was a pioneer – first African American to run for president from a major political party, first African American women to serve in the US Congress…
Read more about the unveiling of the US postage stamp in her honor.