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Diversity Film Series - Spring 2017

The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion is sponsoring a film series for faculty, staff, and students.

The schedule is as follows:

Note: MUC = Morris University Center

February 8, 2017 The African American Journey: Learn about the history of African Americans from the first settlers until today. Includes Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" Speech. (20 min.). 11:00 a.m. MUC Meeting Room A
February 21, 2017

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, Pts 1 & 2:

Program 1Promises Betrayed (1865-1896): Whites pass laws to segregate and disenfranchise African Americans.  Ida B. Wells and Booker T. Washington lead struggles for justice.

Program 2Fighting Back (1896-1917): Black America’s new middle class faces increasing white violence.  W.E.B. Du Bois joins the NAACP (112 min.).
11:00 a.m. MUC Missouri Room
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