Saturday, January 29, 2011

Dorothy Cotton

one of my photo career and life highlights was meeting dorothy cotton on friday. i sat on her floor for 2 hours and listened to stories of her life. she even sang.

"Recognized as ‘‘the highest ranking woman in SCLC during most of the 60s,’’ Dorothy Foreman Cotton served as director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference’s (SCLC) Citizenship Education Program (CEP) at the peak of the civil rights movement, a position that situated her in Martin Luther King, Jr.,’s inner circle of executive staff

text from  dorothy cotton bio