Summer of Civil Rights
Schedule of Events:
Celebrating Civil Rights! - Launch Event
Saturday, June 21, 11:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.
Get Up! Stand Up! Civil Rights and Popular Music
from the 1920s to Today
Wednesday, June 25, 7:00 p.m.
African American Women of the Civil War
Wednesday, July 2, 7:00 p.m.
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Housseini
Wednesday, July 9, 7:00 p.m.
Underground Railroad to Freedom
Wednesday, July 16, 7:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Marion Civil Rights Experiences
Wednesday, July 23, 7:00 p.m.
Meet the Mills Brothers
Wednesday, July 30, 7:00 p.m.
Traveling Exhibit on Site:
African-American Creative Genius: A Sample of Inventions with Impact.
Saturday June 21—Wednesday Aug 6
Community Reads: Join the Discussion!
|Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café by Fannie Flagg
Wednesday, August 6, 7:00 p.m.
|The Watsons Go to Birmingham: 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Monday, August 4, 7:00 p.m.