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Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle film series presents ‘Freedom Riders’

February 6, 2014 @ 6:30 PM

FREE

February 66:30 p.m.Black Hall Room 150 Free and open to the publicFree pizza and beverages will be servedIntroduction and discussion by Hope Amason Associate Director of the Museum of Culture & Environment Brooks Library in collaboration with Africana and Black Studies Museum of Culture and Environment and Student Success is celebrating Black History Month with a three part film and discussion series entitled Created Equal Film Series: America’s Civil Rights Struggle. “Freedom Riders” is a 2010 documentary about the more than four hundred Americans who participated in the Civil Rights Movement interstate busing protest campaign. A bold and dangerous experiment designed to awaken the conscience of a complacent nation these self-proclaimed ‘Freedom Riders’ challenged a racially segregated society. “Created Equal Film Series: 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.

Details

Date:
February 6, 2014
Time:
6:30 PM
Cost:
FREE

Venue

400 E University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926 United States
Phone:
not listed
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