The Old Dillard Museum in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will host a screening and public discussion of the film Freedom Riders. The film screening will be followed by a facilitated public conversation about the humanities themes featured in the film. Discussants will include Rodney Baltimore, Moderator, Radio Community Advocate WHQT; Dr. Kitty Oliver, Writer and Oral Historian and the Associate Director of FAU; Julie Hunter, Librarian and Freedom Marcher, Broward County Library; Commissioner Bobby Dubose, City of Fort Lauderdale; and Derrick White, Associate Professor of History at FAU. This is a two-day event, to take place over October 18 and 19, 2013. This event is part of the Old Dillard Museum’s Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle public programming series.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information about attending this event, contact Derek T. Davis.
Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is made possible 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.
For more information about Created Equal, click here.