Engaging Audiences on The Civil Rights Struggle

Dr. Prickett as Speaker: Compelling Presentations on the Civil Rights Struggle

I have been presenting programs about civil rights in public schools for decades, including elementary, middle, and high schools. In addition, I regularly present to college classes, as well as civic organizations such as Rotary Clubs.

I conform my presentation to be appropriate for the audience. My preference is to give a brief (15-30 minutes) outline of my experiences in the civil rights movement. One of my main goals is to engage the audience. I want to interact with people and answer questions at any time.

To learn how I can tailor a presentation to your needs:

I have been presenting programs about civil rights in public schools for decades, including elementary, middle, and high schools. In addition, I regularly present to college classes, as well as civic organizations such as Rotary Clubs.

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I conform my presentation to be appropriate for the audience. My preference is to give a brief (15-30 minutes) outline of my experiences in the civil rights movement. One of my main goals is to engage the audience. I want to interact with people and answer questions at any time.

To learn how I can tailor a presentation to your needs:

Presentation for Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech and More

I describe what it was like at the March On Washington, where Dr. King made his “I Have A Dream” speech. I explain what life was like in Mississippi in 1964 for a member of the black community, of which I became a part. I tell about trying to register black citizens to vote, explain literacy tests and poll taxes, and Freedom Schools. Finally, I speak about the Selma-Montgomery March, which I helped plan and execute, and my close personal conversation with Dr. King.

After the introduction, I like to show the 28-minute movie, “A Regular Bouquet.” I was twenty in 1964 when the movie was made. Then, I field more questions and relate personal anecdotes. Often questions address whether any of these problems still exist and what can be done about them. This format takes about 80-90 minutes.

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Charles Prickett’s Background

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I am an attorney and educator. While at the University of Arizona, I taught Law and Education and courses in Educational Leadership in the graduate program. My law degree is from the University of New Hampshire, and my Ph.D. is from the University of Arizona. My M.A. is from the University of Illinois, where I worked with Max Beberman (the father of new math) and taught a year in the British Infants Schools in Bristol, England.

For more on the speaker’s background, see About Charles Prickett

Learn about his book: Remembering Mississippi Freedom Summer

I am an attorney and educator. While at the University of Arizona, I taught Law and Education and courses in Educational Leadership in the graduate program. My law degree is from the University of New Hampshire, and my Ph.D. is from the University of Arizona. My M.A. is from the University of Illinois, where I worked with Max Beberman (the father of new math) and taught a year in the British Infants Schools in Bristol, England.

For more on the speaker’s background, see About Charles Prickett

Learn about his book: Remembering Mississippi Freedom Summer

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Amnesty International Presents: 

Civil Rights in the United States in the 1960s

Civil Rights in the United States in the 1960s will be presented at Lansdowne Hall, Stroud, April 12, at 7:39 p.m.  Dr. Charles O. Prickett will tell of his experiences as a civil rights worker in the South teaching Freedom School, working on voter registration and more.  His recent book, “Remembering Mississippi Freedom Summer” is available on Amazon.  This event is 5 pounds.

Charles Prickett attended the March on Washington in 1963, participated as a volunteer and staff in the Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964, and helped organize and participated in the Selma-Montgomery March in 1965. His presentation and the film, “A Regular Bouquet” (28 minutes) chronicles these experiences, focusing on the local people from the black communities that were the crux of the civil rights movement.

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Mississippi Senate

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