Tag: Lillian E. Smith Center

Educators Gather at Piedmont’s LES Center for New Civil Rights Program

teachers in the museum at Piedmont

Piedmont University’s Lillian E. Smith Center hosted “The Civil Rights Movement in Northeast Georgia,” a first-of-its-kind program for educators, June 13-17.  Lillian E. Smith attended Piedmont for one year, 1915-16. She was a social justice activist and acclaimed author of Strange Fruit and Killers of the Dream. The Lillian E. Smith (LES) Center is located at the site…