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Traci Jones

Traci Jones

Traci Jones joined the AAACRHSC team in 2020 to coordinate education and interpretation projects. Traci is a nationally recognized leader with over 10 years of experience in history, education, and culturally responsive pedagogy. Previously she served as project director of the Birmingham Children Defense Freedom Schools and Gallery Services Manager at Birmingham Children’s Theatre.  Jones...

Joyce Nadine Parrish O’neal

Joyce Nadine Parrish O’Neal

Joyce Nadine Parrish O’Neal serves as coordinator for the Consortium sites in Selma and the Black Belt. A Selma native, O’Neal is a lifelong member of Brown Chapel AME Church and  a foot soldier of the Voting Rights Movement. At Brown Chapel, she serves as historian and tour coordinator, on the Steward Board and Phillips...

Priscilla Hancock Cooper

Priscilla Hancock Cooper

Priscilla Hancock Cooper has been director of the Alabama African American Civil Rights Heritage Sites Consortium since it began as a project of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) in 2017.  After retiring from BCRI as Vice-President of Institutional Programs, she continued to work as a project consultant.  A native of Louisville, Kentucky, she received...