Reminder: Drinko Library to host ‘Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle’ events


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PrintThe Marshall University Libraries will offer a series of public film screenings, a facilitated discussion and a public reception in the Drinko Library as part of the Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle grant, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

On Monday, Oct. 14, The Abolitionists will be screened in the Drinko Library Auditorium (Room DL 402) from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, Slavery By Another Name will be screened in the Drinko Library Auditorium (Room DL 402) from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, Marshall University faculty members Dr. David J. Trowbridge and Burnis Morris will lead a facilitated discussion with special guest Sylvia Ridgeway, the president of the West Virginia Chapter of the NAACP, in the Drinko Library Auditorium Room DL 402 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

The facilitated discussion will be immediately followed by a public reception with beverages and light refreshments in the Drinko Library Atrium.

For more information about current or future Created Equal events, please contact Dr. Majed Khader at khader@marshall.edu or at 304-696-3121.

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