Wed
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Freedom Journey 1965 Exhibition Finale: Armchair Discussion

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

5:30 PM-6:30 PM

Cost: Free

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

Wed, 2016-02-24 17:30 - 18:30

Roger Williams University & PPL present...
Freedom Journey 1965 Exhibition Finale

 An Armchair Discussion

Featuring

Providence Journal Columnist Edward Fitzpatrick
NAACP Providence President James Vincent

In celebration of Black History Month, RWU is presenting a conversation on the Civil Rights movement, the establishment of the NAACP, and 21st-century issues of race, social justice and human rights. This discussion takes place in conjunction with the historic Freedom Journey photographs in adjacent galleries.

Kindly RSVP by Friday, February 19:
Melanie Stone | (401) 254-3322 | mstone@rwu.edu

About the Exhibit
Roger Williams University and Providence Public Library have collaborated to present Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma-to-Montgomery March, by Stephen Somerstein. Organized by the New-York Historical Society, this is the exhibition's first stop on a national tour. It will remain on display at the Library through Sunday, Feb. 28.

 

Freedom Journey 1965 Exhibition Finale Armchair Discussion

Sponsored by

Bank of America

 

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