March 17, 2022 | 7:00pm – 8:30pm


Dr. Millicent E. Brown will discuss her work as an activist and educator, specializing in analysis of the civil rights movement, social justice dynamics and more.


Dr. Millicent E. Brown is a lifelong community advocate and spokesperson for economic, social and educational improvements in exploited neighborhoods and communities of color throughout the South, the nation and the world. She specializes in ongoing analysis of the modern civil rights movement, and explores social justice dynamics and intersections of race, gender, caste and class in contemporary society.

Brown is co-founder and Project Director of an oral history initiative to identify the “first children”, like herself, to desegregate previously all-white schools (Somebody Had to Do It Project). She has held a variety of history and museum related faculty positions and serves as consultant for numerous museums, historic sites and social justice programs in North and South Carolina.

She has held faculty positions at Claflin University, North Carolina A&T State University, Guilford College, Hofstra University, Bennett College for Women and College of Charleston.