Photographs from the Dillard University-Harvard's Hutchins Center Black Arts Movement: Black Power and Struggle for Civil Rights Documentary Photo Exhibit.

Author:Derby, Doris
Position:Brief article

by Dr. Doris Derby

(co-presented by Junebug Productions)

Dr. Doris Derby is an activist, documentary photographer and retired adjunct associate professor of anthropology at the Georgia State University. She was active in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement, and her work discusses the themes of race and identity of African-Americans. She was a working member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), as well as co-founder of the Free Southern Theater, and the founding director of the Office of African-American Student Services and Programs. Her photography has been exhibited throughout the United States. Two of her photographs are in Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC, to which she...

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