Thursday, June 27, 2013

The Loving Story written by a women’s college graduate: Belle Susie Powell

Bennett College’s Belle Susie Powell '64, a screenwriter, received a Peabody Award for, "The Loving Story."

Congratulations to her and her team!

The story is about an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving, who in 1967 challenged the Supreme Court so they could legally live in Virginia. 

If you like, you may purchase the movie on Amazon.

Below is a brief description of Bennett College from their Web site. To learn more visit the college online.

Bennett College is a small, private, historically Black liberal arts college for women. The College offers women an education conducive to excellence in scholarly pursuits; preparation for leadership roles in the workplace, society, and the world; and life-long learning in a technologically advanced, complex global society. As a United Methodist Church-related institution, Bennett College promotes morally grounded maturation, intellectual honesty, purposeful public service, and responsible civic action.

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