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Thursdays with the Starr Center – "Freedom Riders" with Director Stanley Nelson

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Crossing Cultures Lecture Series at Washington College presents a free virtual film screening and discussion with award-winning director Stanley Nelson. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the journey of the Freedom Riders, when 400 Black and white Americans risked their lives challenging Jim Crow segregation through the Deep South.
Watch the film ahead of time (https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/freedomriders/) or join us at 5 p.m. ET on March 25 for a virtual screening. Discussion begins at 7 p.m. ET with Nelson, one of the most acclaimed documentarians of our time.

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