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Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders

1 hour 1 minute

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The award-winning documentary is the compelling story of the Mississippi civil rights movement from the point of view of a group of remarkable and courageous women who changed the course of history. Their living testimony offers a glimpse into a unique moment in history when the promise of freedom and justice became a reality for all Americans. Some of the heroines of the film include Unita Blackwell, Mae Bertha Carter, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, Annie Devine, Victoria Gray Adams, and Fannie Lou Hamer.

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