Document Description: The Campaign for Historical Accuracy and Truth raised $700 in funds for the first Mary Smith-Elizabeth Brooks Human Rights Award, named to honor to the two women who led the 1969 Foodworkers’ Strike at UNC-Chapel Hill. Nelson Johnson served as the event’s keynote speaker, and participants held a discussion drawing from the legacy of the strike to the current issues surrounding Black workers’ rights on the campus.
Document Type: Flyer
Creator: John K. Chapman
Document Collection: John Kenyon Chapman Papers, 1969-2009
Campus Space: Saunders Hall
Citation: CHAT presents the Mary Smith-Elizabeth Brook Human Rights Award Flyer in the John Kenyon Chapman Papers #5441, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.