flonzie rss icon

Overcoming Barriers to Voter Registration in the South

12:00AM
January
19, 2009

There are many unsung heroes of the civil rights movement. One of them is a Dayton-area woman named Flonzie Brown-Wright who became one of the first blacks to be elected to office in Mississippi after Reconstruction. WOSU’s Sam Hendren spoke with Brown-Wright about her work for racial equality and about the inauguration of Barack Obama.