Cynthia spoke to a group of National Endowment for the Humanities’ scholars studying the National Women’s Political Conference that took place 40 years ago November 17. Sisters of ’77 will be featured at a commemorative event at the University of Houston. Former First Lady Roslyn Carter will be honored and all the formers and present First Ladies have been invited. Stay tuned.
Films in Progress
"Every Shoe has a story. Every woman has both." SOLE SISTERS will be a documentary film about women's lives seen through personal stories about their shoes. Anchored by the film, Media Projects will develop a multi-media platform with educational and entertainment experiences that include the web, theater and publishing opportunities. The SOLE SISTERS' project will reach a global audience as it celebrates, uplifts and empowers women of all ages, ethnicities, and walks of life.
Welcome to Our Neighborhood
Tells the human impact of development over the past 15 years in a Dallas neighborhood. Its story can be repeated in other cities around the country.
A SLAVE FIGHTS SLAVERY
Recounts the heroic life of John Kizell - seized from his African village and brought to Charles Town, S.C. as a slave in 1773. Eventually, he returned to Africa as a free man to fight the slave trade.
In Her Shoes
Incarcerated women in art course reflect on their lives through the shoes they have worn, the shoes they are wearing and the shoes they hope to take their next step in.