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Charlotte, NC
Monday, May 9
Freedom Riders 50th Anniversary Event

6pm Reception at Levine Museum of the New South (200 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC)
7pm Film preview & discussion across 7th Street at First United Presbyterian Church

RSVP BDS@WTVI.org or (704) 371 -8840

Anniston, AL
Spirit of Anniston Freedom Rider Week
May 10-May 14

An array of activities commemorating the May 14, 1961 attacks on two busloads of Freedom Riders in Anniston will be held the week of May 9-15, 2011.

For more information visit: http://www.spiritofanniston.com/pages/?pageID=33

Nashville, TN
Thursday, May 12

6:00 pm

Nashville Public Television presents a free screening of FREEDOM RIDERS at the Belcourt Theatre.

Doors open at 6pm and there will be a Q&A with original Freedom Riders following the screening.

RSVP for the event: rsvp@wnpt.net

Birmingham, AL
Friday, May 13
6 pm

Music of the Movement in Kelly Ingram Park

Performance by the Carlton Reese Memorial Choir

Free and Open to the Public! Great for families!

Montgomery, AL
Saturday, May 14
6:30pm
First Baptist Church
347 N Ripley St
Montgomery, AL

Join original Freedom Riders for this historic screening.

Jackson, MS
Sunday, May 15
5 pm

Mississippi Public Broadcasting presents a special screening of FREEDOM RIDERS. Original Freedom Riders in attendance.

Masonic Lodge
1072 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39203

New Orleans, LA
Monday, May 16
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
http://www.wyes.org/freedomriders.shtml

Please join WYES, The Louisiana Weekly, and Ashe Cultural Arts Center for a special event commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the FREEDOM RIDES’
Welcoming Street Fest Celebration!!!
Monday, May 16th, 2011

- 5:00 p.m. -
Come and join the outside festivities

- 6:00 p.m. -
Original Riders & 2011 Student Freedom Riders arrive


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