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Freedom Riders Screening (9/26) and Panel Discussion (9/27)

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Freedom Riders Screening (9/26) and Panel Discussion (9/27)

Time: September 26, 2011 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Location: CO-OP Arts & Humanities High School Auditorium
Street: 177 College Street, Corner of College and Crown Streets
City/Town: New Haven
Event Type: screening, and, panel, discussion
Organized By: Center for American Progress
Latest Activity: Sep 26, 2011

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Join the Center for American Progress, Junta and many others for a two day special event: a screening of Freedom Riders, the 3 time Emmy Award winning documentary which tells the story of a mixed groups of black and white students who began riding interstate buses into the Deep South, risking their lives to challenge segregation.

 

Monday, September 26 @ 6:30 p.m.Documentary Screening

Tuesday, September 27 @ 6:30 p.m: Panel Discussion with Freedom Riders from 1961 and current DREAM activists to hear how the struggles compare and what can be learned from a 50 year old student led strategy. 

 

 

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