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Civil Rights Film Series featuring “Freedom Riders”

02/16/2019, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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Learn how the history of the institution of slavery has impacted and influenced America’s struggle for Civil Rights in this special film series. The documentaries focus on the work of abolitionists, the use of the convict lease system in the South after the Civil War, and the work of freedom riders to challenge Jim Crow laws.

February 2: “Abolitionists”
February 9: “Slavery by Another Name”
February 16: “Freedom Riders”

No registration is required.