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Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle film series presents ‘The Loving Story’

February 13, 2014 @ 6:30 PM

FREE

February 136:30 p.m.Black Hall Room 150Free and open to the publicFree pizza and beverages will be servedIntroduction and discussion by Professor Bobby Cummings Director of Africana Black Studies and Keith Champagne Associate Dean of Student Success 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. This documentary explores a racially charged criminal trial and a heart-rending love story set during the turbulent Civil Rights era. This is a story of an interracial couple and their struggle for dignity during a time of historic anti-miscegenation sentiments in the U.S. They are paired with two young and ambitious lawyers who are driven to pave the way for Civil Rights and social justice through an historic Supreme Court ruling changing the country’s story forever. “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 13, 2014
Time:
6:30 PM
Cost:
FREE

Venue

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