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Virtual Screening and Discussion of "Defining Moments: The Civil Rights Movement in North Hempstead"

at Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County | Thu Jan 14

Location

Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County

Welwyn Preserve, 100 Crescent Beach Road
Glen Cove, NY 11542
(Map)
Tel: 516-571-8040
Contact Name: Thorin Tritter
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Date & Time

07:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Thu, Jan 14, 2021
Cost: Free Event
Description

The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) and the NAACP are marking Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend with a virtual screening and discussion on Zoom of Defining Moments: The Civil Rights Movement in North Hempstead, as part of HMTC’s David Taub Reel Upstanders Film Series. The film documents more than a dozen oral histories of North Hempstead residents who had a role in the Civil Rights Movement. A post -screening discussion, which will connect the history to contemporary concerns, will include the filmmaker Alan Ginsberg, Civil Rights activist Bernice Sims, and the Program Director for Nassau County’s Office of Minority Affairs, Dexter Hedgepeth.