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“Freedom Riders,” Film Viewing and Discussion

The Alvin Sherman Library will host a screening and discussion of the documentary film " Freedom Riders".

When to
Where Cotilla Gallery
 Freedom Riders: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute/Mississippi Department of Archives & History

Photo Credit: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute/Mississippi Department of Archives & History

What happens when non-violent activism and courage are used as a means to combat injustice and inequality? This film offers insight into some of the brave activists and their stories.

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History that uses the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion about America’s civil rights history.

A discussion moderated by an NSU professor from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences will follow the screening. Light refreshments will be served. Location: Cotilla Gallery, Alvin Sherman Library For more information, contact Public Library Services; 954-262-5477.

This event is part of the series.