In honor of the sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation, Muhlenberg College is hosting panel discussions of three award-winning documentaries chronicling important aspects in U.S. civil rights history.
SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME & FREEDOM RIDERS Panel Discussion of Films March 11 – 7:00-8:30 p.m. led by Prof. Roberta Meek Muhlenberg College -Trexler Library – Level A Concourse
THE LOVING STORY Panel Discussion of Film April 8 – 7:00-8:30 p.m. led by Prof. Roberta Meek Muhlenberg College -Trexler Library – Level A Concourse
***All films can be viewed in their entirety on-line at http://createdequal.neh.gov/***
In addition, free screening of the films will take place on March 10 and April 7, 7-8:30, in Trexler Library.
More about the films:
Slavery by Another Name is about the huge system of forced, unpaid labor that affected many Southern black men, lasting until World War II.
Freedom Riders is about the white and black volunteers who risked beatings, imprisonment, or even death to promote the cause of civil rights.
The Loving Story is about the legal battle over interracial marriage.