Civil Rights: Film Series at the Library starts January 26, 2014

By , January 21, 2014 8:21 am

Abolitionists-FB-eventCreated Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is an initiative that uses the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion of America’s civil rights history.

UMKC Libraries presents the acclaimed film ‘The Abolitionists’, Jan. 26, 2:00 – 4:00, Miller Nichols Library, iX Theatre. Discussion led by Dr. Clovis Semmes of the UMKC Black Studies Program.
Student Partners: Lambda Epsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Other series programs include:

The Loving Story
Scholar/Discussion Leader: Dr. Adrienne Walker Hoard
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2-4 p.m.
Student Partners: Pride Alliance

Freedom Riders
Scholar/Discussion Leader: Dr. Veronica Nana Wilson-Tagoe
Sunday, March 30, 2-4 p.m.
Student Partners: NAACP-UMKC

Slavery by Another Name
Scholar/Discussion Leader: Dr. Jacqueline Wood
Sunday, April 27, 2-4 p.m.
Student Partners: UMKC Student Government Association

Contact Gloria Tibbs for more information.

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is made possible through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

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