2/2 Women's Words: Sue Sojourner

Jan 31, 2014

Women's Words congratulates Sue Sojourner who is a Minnesota Book Award finalist in the Memoir & Creative Nonfiction category for her book Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi. Here is an encore airing of her reading an excerpt from this book in February 2013.

2/2 Women's Words: Sue Sojourner

Sue [Lorenzi] Sojourner is a veteran of the civil rights movement who worked from fall 1964 through summer 1969 to help the black Holmes County, Mississippians build a viable, powerful, and effective political and social movement. In addition to her newly-published book Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi, written in collaboration with UMD's own Cheryl Reitan, she has produced two photography exhibitions using reproductions of her original 1960s photographs.