Want to watch Freedom Summer in the theater? Check this list of screenings for a location near you. Screenings are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. (This list is updated regularly.)
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Busboys and Poets
1025 5th Street NW, Washington, DC
Presented by the Advancement Project
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
The legal efforts by a team of African American lawyers to eradicate segregation ultimately led to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
Men and women, black and white, risked their lives to carve an elaborate network of escape routes out of slavery.