From Dr. Wilma Mosley Clopton: I will truly miss you. Share with me a moment in the life of this remarkable woman, Dr. Ollye Brown Shirley, whose story she shares in “In Spite of It All.” Dr. Clopton’s statement as reported by Howard Ballou on msnewsnow.com: “Ollye Brown Shirley was anything but afraid,” said Dr. … Continue reading IN MEMORIAM: Dr. Ollye Brown Shirley
We continue our Back to School Series with the film “In Spite of It All: The Ollye Brown Shirley Story.” By the turn of the 19th century Mound Bayou, MS was a bustling town located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. Founded by Isaiah T. Montgomery in 1887, Mount Bayou became a show piece … Continue reading Back to School Series: “In Spite of It All: The Ollye Brown Shirley Story”
“In Spite of It All: The Ollye Brown Shirley Story” – Take a look now to see part of this amazing story! Visit www.blackhistoryplus.com to see the entire film. Don’t forget to share with your friends.