Suzy Post recalls bringing a fellow student home to Louisville from Indiana University by train. The visiting friend is shocked to see a “white” and “colored” set of drinking fountains. Suzy is ashamed to realize she had never noticed because it was so common.

Suzy Post was born in 1933 and is a Civil Rights Activist living in Louisville, Kentucky. She served as President of what is now the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky and sat on the Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union.

This interview took place on April 29, 2013 as part of the Kentucky

Suzy Post remembers the disrepair of Louisville’s Central High School as on example of why desegregation of schools was vital.

 

Suzy Post talks about being a feminist and defines feminism as her belief that all human beings have the right

 

Suzy Post talks about how being Jewish affected her wish to be an activist. She addresses worldwide persecution of Jews

 

Suzy Post’s parents were first generation American Jews whose job it was to “assimilate, assimilate, assimilate” which she processes as

 

Suzy Post felt that she was even more effective on the National ACLU board than on the Kentucky Civil Liberties

 

Suzy Post comes in from the next room with a blue box that she was given when she was married