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“Get on the Bus!” Documentary Premiere

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We’re excited to invite you to the premiere of “Get on the Bus!” now taking place on February 14, 2024 at 6pm!

Join us at Washington College’s Decker Theater for this special showing, and an opportunity to hear from those who made this trip and documentary possible. This evening, we will also be celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the purchase of MDA headquarters on American Legion Road! Celebrate with us – refreshments will be served, and a cash bar will be open. We hope to see you there!

Get on the Bus! follows a 2022 civil rights journey through the American South. Local K-12 students, community members, and Washington College students and alumni joined together in an envoy to deliver historic materials from Chestertown, Maryland, to the Legacy Museum in Montgomery, Alabama, where they will be permanently housed. Along the way, participants visited the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, walked over the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Montgomery, and toured Martin Luther King’s Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.

Capturing the group’s daily reflections and conversations, the documentary reveals a community working together to develop both a deeper understanding of the past and a collective response to present day racial injustices.

Sponsored by Sumner Hall, Minary’s Dream Alliance, and the Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience.

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Date:
February 14
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/389546090306725/

Venue

Decker Auditorium, Gibson Center for the Arts – Washington College

Organizer

Sumner Hall
Phone
(443) 282-0023
Email
info@sumnerhall.org
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