The Coalition on Race at the Maplewood Library, supported by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, will host a screening and public discussion of the film Freedom Riders. The film will be followed by a moderated public conversation on the humanities themes featured in the film. This discussion will be moderated by Thomas McCabe, Visiting Professor of History, Rutgers-Newark. This event is part of the Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle public programming series.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information or with questions about the event, contact Robert Apgar, Senior Program Officer at the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.
Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is funded in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
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