Civil Rights Movement http://wknofm.org en Aram Goudsouzian on Race, Politics, and the James Meredith March Against Fear http://wknofm.org/post/aram-goudsouzian-race-politics-and-james-meredith-march-against-fear <p>University of Memphis Chair of History and author Aram Goudsouzian talks about the James Meredith March against Fear in June 1966, showing how it really was a crossroads in the Civil Rights Movement.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 00:30:00 +0000 Jonathan Judaken & Justin Willingham 42951 at http://wknofm.org Aram Goudsouzian on Race, Politics, and the James Meredith March Against Fear Frances Dancy Hooks http://wknofm.org/post/frances-dancy-hooks-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">February </span>23rd<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the birthday of Frances </span>Dancy<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Hooks. In 1949, Mrs. Hooks, wife of the late Dr. Benjamin Hooks, began a career in education that would span 24 years.</span></p><p>She made a name for herself in the Memphis City School System. Among her many achievements was the co-founding of the Memphis Volunteer Placement Program, an effort to bring volunteer counselors to work with African American students.</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:53:42 +0000 Steve Pike 27099 at http://wknofm.org Frances Dancy Hooks