|DSLCC Black History Speaker Celebrates Women of Civil Rights Movement|
Clifton Forge, VA (Jan. 31, 2018) - â€śWomen of the Civil Rights Movementâ€ť is the topic for the program at the annual Black History Month Celebration at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College on Monday, February 12, in the Moomaw Center on the DSLCC Clifton Forge campus.
Dr. Amy Tillerson-Brown, Professor of History at Mary Baldwin University in Staunton, is the featured speaker for the event, which begins at 11:30 am.
Dr. Tillerson-Brown teaches courses in African-American, United States, Womenâ€™s and African Diaspora history. She also directs the African American Studies and Public History programs while advising Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society. Recently, Dr. Tillerson-Brown accepted a Senior Fellow/Strategic Consultant post at the Moton Museum in Farmville.
Before accepting her position at Mary Baldwin, she was director of African American Heritage Program at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities at UVA. She has taught in the history departments at Virginia Tech, Morgan State University, and Piedmont Virginia Community College and worked as a public school teacher and counselor in Roanoke City Public Schools and Baltimore City Public Schools.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact DSLCC Student Activities at (540) 863-2828.