“This is a great opportunity to revisit Jo Anne Robinson, Claudette Colvin, Recy Taylor, all the people who never really make it into ,” Dash said.
“It’s an ensemble cast of feisty activists who changed the course of history” and laid the foundation for future civil rights demonstrations.
Dash underscored the significance of telling authentic stories through an authentic perspective.
“It’s important that black women, who know these stories and have intimate knowledge, that we tell these stories in the manner that they were meant to be told…
we feel encouraged by what we think is going to be the response.” Dash has left indelible marks of her own in history.