Screening of the film “Freedom Riders,” which relates the story of black and white college student volunteers who, together, took a bus ride into the Deep South knowing they would risk arrest and assault in the process of shining a light on the laws that made travel difficult or impossible for people of color. (2 hours).
A Community Discussion will follow the next evening, October 7th, at 7 p.m., in the Hodson Auditorium of Rosenstock Hall. The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Bruce Thompson, Professor of Social Sciences and Coordinator of the Honors Program at Frederick Community College.
For more information contact: Jan Samet-O'Leary, firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is sponsored by The Beneficial-Hodson Library of Hood College and the Maryland-DC Campus Compact with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, it's Bridging Cultures Initiative, and the Gilder-Lehrman Institute for American History.