Posts Tagged ‘1950’s’

sc 261 Tullulah’s Story

March 7, 2012

Toppie reads a story written eight or nine years ago by his old friend Danny.  It’s a true story… about Danny… and about “Tallulah.”  It takes place one Halloween night in the 1950’s and details a sad era of our “queer” history.

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sc 92 The Big Brush-Off.

July 29, 2010

Details of a story buried 60 years in the past, concerning a young black woman, Mary Jean Price Walls, who wanted to be a teacher but was denied access to Missouri State University back in the 1950’s.

On Friday, July 30, she is scheduled to receive an honorary degree from the very same University that was once prepared to go to the Supreme Court to prevent her from attending.

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