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Virginia Museum of History and Culture

The Dixie 3: A Story On Civil Rights In Nursing

Back By Popular Demand! Affirmative Action: The documentary brings to light the civil rights case sparked by three nurses and the evolution of affirmative action full circle. 1963 is known as the year of civil rights and on August 8, 1963 these three nurses took a stand!

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The Dixie 3: A Story On Civil Rights In Nursing
The Dixie 3: A Story On Civil Rights In Nursing

Time & Location

Aug 23, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Virginia Museum of History and Culture, 428 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220, USA

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1963 is known as the year of civil rights and on August 8, 1963 these three nurses took a seat so that every other nurse of color could stand tall.

The documentary discusses their journey, why they were fired and their civil rights case. The Dixie 3 documentary is a reminder of why affirmative action

is needed and should always be a part of our fight for equality.

“The DIXIE 3” introduces three nurses to film as they make their debut appearances,

Angela Mitchell, RN, portraying Patricia Taylor; T’Wanda Lowery, RN, portraying Agnes Stokes; and Melanie Outlaw,

RN Portraying Mildred Smith.

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    Ticket to screening and panel discussion.

    $20.00
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