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Flonzie Brown Wright  

50th Anniversary Celebration

50th Anniversary Celebration of the Election of Flonzie Brown Goodloe Wright to the position of Election Commissioner in Canton, MS. Flonzie was the first African American female to be elected to this position from the state of Mississippi pre/post-Reconstruction. Click here to download the 50th Anniversary Commemorative Souvenir Book and visit the past events page to see pictures of the celebration that was held November 3rd, 2018 at the Two Mississippi Museums.      

 

 

Looking Back to Move Ahead: An Experience of History and Hope

During the Civil Rights Movement, Ms. Wright helped register thousands of voters in Mississippi. She is a best-selling author of Looking Back to Move Ahead, which chronicles her journey growing up in a small Mississippi town through her work in the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s and 1970s. She worked directly with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and many other humanitarian activists, both locally and nationally. Her experiences are documented in a 1997 film entitled Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders.

 

Click here to view Chapter One and visit the shop page to purchase a copy. 

 

 

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