The Civil Rights Movement Workshop

March 25, 2017 Salem Free 0
(Photo: Library of Congress)
(Photo: Library of Congress)

The Civil Rights Movement: History and Current Challenges

Led by Professor Brad Austin and other Salem State University faculty, this interactive workshop will cover key milestones in the history of the movement, explore key important questions about its leadership and strategies, and provide critical skills to teach this history. The workshop will also touch on the legacy of the movement and the unfinished work of expanding the American democracy to people of all races, sexual orientations and religions.

Participants will work with primary sources, watch clips from the award-winning series “Eyes on the Prize” and interact with experts in the field. Each participant will receive a free copy of a comprehensive, primary-document focused guide to “Eyes on the Prize.”

This event will be held in the Petrowski Room, second floor of Marsh Hall, Central Campus.

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When
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
* Registration closes on March 24th at 12:00 pm
Where
Salem State University Central Campus
121 Loring Ave
Salem, MA 01970
Price
Free

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