Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot
Sunday, November 8, 2015
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
African American Heritage Center
Part of the President's Series on "Things Every Voter Should Know"
Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot is the true story of the forgotten heroes in the fight for voting rights—the courageous students and teachers of Selma, Alabama, who stood up against injustice despite facing intimidation, arrests and violence. By organizing and marching bravely, these change-makers achieved one of the most significant victories of the civil rights era.
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Reception | 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm Viewing of documentary | 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Conversation with special guests.
|Ms. Joanne Bland
Co-founder of the National Voting Rights Museum in Selma, Alabama.
|Mr. Charles Mauldin
Former president of the Dallas County Youth League.
|Mr. Albert Southall
One of the originating members of SNCC in Selma, Alabama.