Carroll University has received a grant from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to show a set of four documentary films chronicling the history of the civil rights movement.
The films, part of the "Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle" program, were produced to illustrate the history of the civil rights movement in the United States anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s watershed "I Have A Dream" address and the March on Washington in August 1963.
·"The Abolitionists," (second showing) 7 p.m. Sept. 22, Dorothy Goff Frisch Recital Hall, Shattuck Music Center, 218 N. East Ave., Waukesha.
• "Slavery by Another Name," 7 p.m. Nov. 20, Stackner Ballroom, CarrollUniversity Campus Center, 101 N. East Ave., Waukesha.
• "Freedom Riders," 7 p.m. Feb. 11, 2014, Stackner Ballroom, Carroll University Campus Center, 101 N. East Ave., Waukesha.
• "The Loving Story," 7 p.m. April 10, 2014, Dorothy Goff Frisch Recital Hall, Shattuck Music Center, 218 N. East Ave., Waukesha.
All showings are free and open to the public.
"Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle" is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities that uses documentary films to encourage community discussion of America's civil rights history. NEH partnered with the Gilder Lehrman
Institute of American History to develop the program.
Carroll is one of 473 institutions across the country awarded the set of films.
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