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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 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:

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:

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
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

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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