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January 2015
Free

Film & Book Talk

January 29 @ 6:00 pm
NCRM Hooks•Hyde Hall,
450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103 United States
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Excerpts from the film “An Ordinary Hero: Joan Trumpauer” and the book We Shall Not Be Moved by M. J. O’Brien will be discussed in the context of how protest was used to affect social change in America

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February 2015
Free

Created Equal Film Series: “Slavery by Another Name”

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Civil Rights Museum,
450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103 United States
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Even as slavery ended in the south after the Civil War, new forms of forced labor kept thousands of African Americans in bondage until the onset of World War II.

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Created Equal Film Series: “The Loving Story”

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Memphis Public Library & Information Ctr.,
3030 Poplar Ave., Meeting Rooms A-C , Memphis, TN 38111 United States
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This is the moving account of Richard and Mildred Loving, who were arrested in 1958 for violating Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage.

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Created Equal Film Series: “The Abolitionists”

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Memphis Public Library & Information Ctr.,
3030 Poplar Ave., Meeting Rooms A-C , Memphis, TN 38111 United States
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A small group of moral reformers in the 1830s launched one of the most ambitious social movements imaginable: the immediate emancipation of millions of African Americans held in bondage.

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Created Equal Film Series: “Freedom Riders”

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Civil Rights Museum,
450 Mulberry St, Memphis, TN 38103 United States
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The Freedom Rides of 1961 were a pivotal moment in the long Civil Rights struggle that redefined America.

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