Community Feature: Paige Duggins-Clay

Ujima is introducing a young woman who worked for us as an intern. She is now a lawyer. We are familiar with criminal and defense lawyers and lawyers in general that handle many different issues. Paige Duggins-Clay uses her legal career to advocate for equity in education and civil rights that impact our Black Community. When you were growing up, what did you want to … Continue reading Community Feature: Paige Duggins-Clay

Septima Poinsette Clark

Septima Poinsette Clark was a teacher and civil rights activist whose citizenship schools helped enfranchise and empower African Americans. Born on May 3, 1898, in Charleston, South Carolina, Septima Poinsette Clark branched out into social action with the NAACP while working as a teacher. As part of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, she set up citizenship schools that helped many African Americans register to vote. … Continue reading Septima Poinsette Clark

Pollyanna Theatre Company and LBJ Presidential Library collaborate to educate children about Civil Rights

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, Pollyanna Theatre, resident theatre company of the Long Center, is partnering with the LBJ Library on a special production for children, Liberty! Equality! And Fireworks! by Gregory S. Perrin opening October 11 – 19 at the Long Center, 701 West Riverside Drive, Austin. The original play by award-winning playwright Gregory Perrin was commissioned by Pollyanna … Continue reading Pollyanna Theatre Company and LBJ Presidential Library collaborate to educate children about Civil Rights