1. Introduction by Susan Glisson, Executive Director of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation.

    Rita Bender is currently a lawyer in Seattle, Washington. She has been an active participant in civil rights and justice advocacy since the early 1960s. "The Legacy of Slavery" was presented at the University of Mississippi on 10/25/05.

    The full text of the lecture can be found here: winterinstitute.org/pages/legacy.htm

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  2. Susan Glisson talks about Bob Moses and his involvement in Mississippi, particularly with C.C. Bryant in McComb. Dr. Glisson introduces C.C. Bryant's granddaughter, Judith Barlow. Ms. Barlow introduces her documentary about her grandfather, "The Troublemaker."

    "The Legacy of Slavery" was presented at the University of Mississippi on 10/25/05.

    The full text of the lecture can be found here: winterinstitute.org/pages/legacy.htm.

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  3. Dr. Susan Glisson presents the C.C. Bryant award for community organizing to the Philadelphia Coalition. Leroy Clemons of the Philadelphia Coalition accepts the award.

    "The Legacy of Slavery" was presented at the University of Mississippi on 10/25/05.

    The full text of the lecture can be found here: winterinstitute.org/pages/legacy.htm

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  4. Dr. Susan Glisson presents the C.C. Bryant award for community organizing to the Philadelphia Coalition. Leroy Clemons of the Philadelphia Coalition accepts the award.

    "The Legacy of Slavery" was presented at the University of Mississippi on 10/25/05.

    The full text of the lecture can be found here: winterinstitute.org/pages/legacy.htm.

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  5. Introductions by William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation Executive Director, Susan Glisson, and UM student C.J. Rhodes.

    Keynote address for "The International Conference on Race: Racial Reconciliation," sponsored by the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation. At the University of Mississippi on 10/31/03.

    For more information on the conference, see winterinstitute.org/archives/prsnts1003.htm.

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Susan Glisson

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In 1998, Susan Glisson coordinated the only deep-South public forum for President Clinton's One America: an Initiative on Race, which led to the creation of the Institute for Racial Reconciliation. Glisson was appointed director of the William Winter…


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In 1998, Susan Glisson coordinated the only deep-South public forum for President Clinton's One America: an Initiative on Race, which led to the creation of the Institute for Racial Reconciliation. Glisson was appointed director of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation in November 2002. She has supported community projects throughout the state for the Institute since its inception.
Glisson is a native of Evans, Georgia. She earned bachelor's degrees in religion and in history from Mercer University, a master's degree in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi and a Ph.D. in American Studies from the College of William and Mary. Glisson specializes in the history of race and religion in the United States, especially in the black struggle for freedom.
Glisson is the co-author (with Sam Chaltain and Charles Haynes) of First Freedoms: A Documentary History of First Amendment Rights in America (2006), and she edited The Human Tradition in the Civil Rights Movement (2006). She is a contributor to Telling Stories That Change the World (2008) and to the Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working Class History (2006). Glisson is a Salzburg Fellow and has been quoted widely in the media, including in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger, the Memphis Commercial-Appeal, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA Today, the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Miami Herald, The Economist, Le Monde, and on CNN, NBC, and CourtTV.

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