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Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle: Events

Upcoming Events

Film ShowingFreedom Riders

This event will include film clips from the movie followed by a discussion led by Dr. Angele Jill Cooley, MSU History Professor.

The event is FREE and open to the public.  Refreshments will be provided.

Date:  Wednesday, September 17th

Time:  4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Location:  CSU Ostrander Auditorium


Film ShowingThe Loving Story

This event will include an introduction by Dr. Angela Jill Cooley, MSU History Professor, film clips from the movie, and a moderated discussion led by Jenny Turner, MSU Librarian.

The event is FREE and open to the public.  Refreshments will be provided.

Date:  Tuesday, September 30th

Location:  CSU 245

Previous Events

Join us for two different film viewings and discussions focusing on African American civil rights issues in the United States during the first half of the 20th century.

Film: Slavery by Another Name

Date: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Location: Ostrander Auditorium located in the Centennial Student Union on the Minnesota State University, Mankato campus

Film: The Abolitionists

Date: Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location: Ostrander Auditorium located in the Centennial Student Union on the Minnesota State University, Mankato campus

To encourage community participation, the first 50 community attendees will be eligible to get parking passes for the Visitor Paylot (Lot 4).

Maps and Directions

These film programs are sponsored by the Minnesota State University, Mankato: Library Services, Kessel Institute for Peace and Change, History Department and the Dr. Michael T. Fagin Pan African Student Leadership Conference.

Created Equal: America's Civil rights Struggle is made possible through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehman Institute of American History.

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