Women's Words: February 3, 2013: Sue Sojourner

Jan 31, 2013

Women's Words on February 3, 2013 featured Duluthian Sue Sojourner reading an excerpt from her new book Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi that has been published this month by the University Press of Kentucky.

Women's Words: February 3, 2013: 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.