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Henderson, Others To Note Women’s History

Events Held Throughout The Month

EDMOND—Joyce Johnson Henderson, the retired educator and executive with the Oklahoma City Public School System, as well as a variety of others, will keynote the University of Central Oklahoma’s observance of Women’s History Month.

Mrs. Henderson will speak at an event that begins at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, at the Will Rogers Room of the Nigh University Center.

She will discuss her role as a member of the local NAACP Youth Council in the Sit-In Movement in Oklahoma City. T

hat movement led to the desegregation of the eating establishments of Katz Drug Store and other places.

She will discuss the lessons she learned from Clara Shepard Luper, Mrs. Henderson’s social studies teacher and the leader of the local NAACP Youth Council.

Mrs. Henderson will discuss, too, how she used those lessons in her own teaching career to inspire students she encountered in the classroom, as well as a principal and as an administrator during her career.

These are the other Women’s History Month events:

A Women’s Audio Visual Festival will be held on Saturday, March 2, and Sunday, March 3, at UCO at Downtown Oklahoma City;

A symbiotic Workshop will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at the UCO Art & Design Bldg.; ..To read more, subscribe to the blackchronicle newspaper