Jo Ivester is author The Outskirts of Hope where she describes her family’s experience in a small, all-black town in Mississippi in the 1960s where her father ran a medical clinic her mother was a local high school teacher and Jo was the only white student at her junior high. Their very presence pulled them into the Civil Rights movement.
White In The Civil Rights Movement
- What do you remember most from your early experiences?
- Your mother developed a reputation in the classroom for encouraging her students to stand up for their rights. Why?
- You have spent much of the last year touring the country speaking about your experiences. What do you hope your audiences will gain from your comments?
- I understand you are already working on your next book. Can you tell us about that?
Jo Ivester’s award-winning, book The Outskirts of Hope can be purchased in paperback or e-book through Amazon. You can learn more about Jo through her website, www.joivester.com. You can also follow her on Facebook and Twitter and she is available for speaking engagements.
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