Thursday, January 29, 2015

[Library Events and Programs] Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle

Beginning Feb. 5, 2015 National Civil Rights Museum and Memphis Public Library will join forces to host Created Equal: America‚Äôs Civil Rights Struggle, a scholar-led film viewing and panel discussion program. 

This is a special initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. It aims to encourage communities across the country to revisit the history of civil rights in the U.S. and to reflect on the ideals of freedom and equality that have helped bridge deep racial and cultural divides in American life through the viewing of four powerful documentary films. 

Thursday Feb. 5, 2015 
Slavery by Another Name 
Discussion led by Dr. Earnestine Jenkins, Associate Professor of Art History at The University of Memphis
6-8 pm
National Civil Rights Museum 


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