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Civil Rights Movement Hero Dorie Ladner Discusses Her Activism at Documentary Screening

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Dorie Ladner, center, talks about her work in the American civil rights movement following a screening of the documentary “Well-Behaved Women Don’t Make HerStory: The Dorie Ladner Story” Tuesday, Feb. 15 at The University of Southern Mississippi. The producers of the documentary, Yasmin Gabriel, left and Kendall Givens-Little, right, joined Ladner in answering questions about her social justice activism and their production work on the documentary. Gabriel is special assistant to the president at Tougaloo College in Tougaloo, Miss. and Givens-Little serves as executive director of communications and external relations at Tougaloo. The screening and subsequent question-and-answer session was a part of Black History Month programming at Southern Miss and moderated by USM Assistant Professor of History Dr. Kevin Greene. (University Communications photo by David Tisdale)