Independent Historian

Lauren E. Farley is a sophomore nursing major attending Berea College, in Kentucky. Upon her graduation in 2011, she will receive her Bachelors of Science in Nursing degree. She is from Gallipolis, Ohio, and an active supporter of the town’s annual Emancipation Proclamation Celebration day. Farley is employed as an office assistant at the Berea College Residential Life Office and is on the Dean’s List for her scholastic achievements. After graduation, she hopes to become a labor and delivery nurse.

Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)

On June 1, 1956, all NAACP offices in Alabama were forced to close, as a result of Attorney General John Patterson’s nine-year injunction against the civil rights organization. This left a void in local civil rights leadership and a desperate need for a new group … Read MoreAlabama Christian Movement for Human Rights (ACMHR)