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Freedom Journey 1965: Exhibition Finale and Armchair Discussion

February 24, 2016
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Providence Public Library
  • Open to the Public
  • RSVP Required

Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma-to-Montgomery March by Stephen Somerstein

Exhibition Finale and Armchair Discussion

Featuring

Providence Journal Columnist Edward Fitzpatrick

NAACP Providence President James Vincent

In celebration of Black History Month, RWU is presenting a conversation on the Civil Rights movement, the establishment of the NAACP, and 21st-century issues of race, social justice and human rights. This discussion takes place in conjunction with the historic Freedom Journey photographs in adjacent galleries.

Sponsored by Bank of America

Providence Public Library, Auditorium, Third Floor
150 Empire Street, Providence, R.I.

Kindly RSVP by Friday, February 19:
Melanie Stone at (401) 254-3322 or mstone@rwu.edu

About the Exhibit: Roger Williams University and Providence Public Library have collaborated to present Freedom Journey 1965: Photographs of the Selma-to-Montgomery March, by Stephen Somerstein. Organized by the New-York Historical Society, this is the exhibition’s first stop on a national tour. It will remain on display at the Library through Sunday, Feb. 28.