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[Panel] Art and Social Justice: The Legacy of the Freedom Riders

Charles Edward Williams, ‘Freedom Riders (Mary Smith),’ from the Exhibition ‘Sun + Light.’

Charles Edward Williams, ‘Freedom Riders (Mary Smith),’ from the Exhibition ‘Sun + Light.’

Please join us for a very special evening program entitled Art and Social Justice: The Legacy of the Freedom Riders.

Coinciding with our current exhibition SUN + LIGHT featuring the art of Charles Edward Williams contemporary artist Charles Edward Williams, this program will feature a selected screening of the award-winning PBS documentary Freedom Riders with expert commentary by a panel of distinguished speakers, including USF Professor of Southern History and author Dr. Raymond Arsenault, civil rights activists and fellow Freedom Riders Dr. Bernard LaFayette, Jr. and Kredelle Petway, and Charles Edward Williams.

Admission is free and open to the public. A complimentary reception and book signing will follow the program. These books are available for purchase in The Shop:

 

 
 
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Funding for this program was provided by the Florida Humanities Council Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Later Event: April 11
Patron Members Reception