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    Film Screening: The Freedom Riders

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    April 8, 2014


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    Film Screening: The Freedom Riders

    Part of the series Created Equal: The Civil Rights Movement Then and Now. The Freedom Rides of 1961 were a pivotal moment in the long Civil Rights struggle that redefined America. Based on Raymond Arsenault’s recent book, this documentary film offers an inside look at the brave band of activists who challenged segregation in the Deep South. Co-sponsored by the Newton Human Rights Commission, Myrtle Baptist Church, and the Newton...

    Part of the series Created Equal: The Civil Rights Movement Then and Now. The Freedom Rides of 1961 were a pivotal moment in the long Civil Rights struggle that redefined America. Based on Raymond Arsenault’s recent book, this documentary film offers an inside look at the brave band of activists who challenged segregation in the Deep South. Co-sponsored by the Newton Human Rights Commission, Myrtle Baptist Church, and the Newton Department of Senior Services.


    Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds

    286 Waverley Avenue
    Newton Corner, MA 02458

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