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Created Equal: "The Abolitionists"

Wed, Feb 12, 2014 starting at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 

Free, CCI Room 130 

 Eric Davis, instructor of the U.S. Civil War, will present The Abolitionists, which documents America’s first civil rights struggle. A community conversation follows the event.

As part of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, Laramie County Community College is proudly hosting “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle.” The events in is series of events, made possible by a competitive grant process, is designed to encourage communities across the country to revisit the history of civil rights in the U.S. and to reflect on the ideals of freedom and equality that have helped bridge deep racial and cultural divides in American life.

Mary Ludwig serves as the project coordinator.

This event is made possible through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehman Institute of American History.