Hudson, Winson, 1916-
Ms. Winson Hudson was a long-time civil rights activist. In 1956 her community challenged the enforcement of the "separate but equal" provision of Brown v. Board of Education. When local banks took retaliatory measures against civil rights activists, Ms. Hudson testified before the U.S. Civil Rights commission. She is the author of A Lonely Walk to the Courthouse.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- USM Oral History (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)