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‘The Loving Story’ Film and Discussion with Prof. Bobby Cummings and Keith Champagne

February 13, 2014 @ 6:30 PM

Free and Open to the Public

6:30 p.m. “The Loving Story” will be shown in Black Hall Room 150 with Professor Bobby Cummings Director of Africana & Black Studies and Keith Champagne Associate Dean of Student Success facilitating a discussion following the film.The “Loving Story” is the moving account of Richard and Mildred Loving who were arrested in 1958 for violating Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage. Their struggle culminated in a Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia (1967) which overturned Virginia’s anti-miscegenation law and similar laws throughout the United States.~Free Pizza and Pop~This is made possible by the “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle” grant by 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 and Open to the Public

Venue

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