Rhoda Thompson

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Rhoda Thompson, President of the Greater Cincinnati Women’s Chamber of Commerce discusses inclusion as a legacy of the civil rights movement – for Black History to be taught in schools, and economic inclusion for African Americans as well as women. Here, she talks about a student protest she was involved with: “I was a part of the… boycotting for Black History in our school. We wanted to learn about our history. So we voiced our opinion about it. As a result, there was a riot.”