shirley kennedy

It Was All of Us: Dr. Shirley Kennedy, the Life of an Activist premiered in 2009. Dr. Shirley Kennedy was the Community Outreach Coordinator at the Center for Black Studies for many years. She was the organizer of the "A Slave Ship Speaks: The Wreck of the Henrietta Marie" exhibit in Santa Barbara, an exhibit which influenced thousands of students.

View the trailer for It Was All of Us: Shirley Kennedy, the Life of an Activist online at YouTube.

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I said to my children, "I'm going to work and do everything that I can do to see that you get a good education. I don't ever want you to forget that there are millions of God's children who will not and cannot get a good education, and I don't want you feeling that you are better than they are. For you will never be what you ought to be until they are what they ought to be."
— Martin Luther King Jr.
7th January 1968

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