Destination Freedom Community Day

Destination Freedom Community Day

Sunday, May 17, 12 – 4 p.m.

Join us for a free Community Day to celebrate the final weeks of our 2-year series Destination Freedom: Civil Rights Struggles Then and Now. Learn about and commemorate the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement in Charlotte and the U.S., and explore the activism that continues today.

Held on the 61st anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation decision, the Destination Freedom Community Day will feature a screening of the documentary film Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot, a guided tour of the SCLC: And the Struggle Continues exhibit, crafts, family activities, performances and tours of the other Museum exhibits.
Plus, free admission all day!

Destination Freedom has been made possible thanks to support from presenting sponsor Bank of America and education sponsor UNC Charlotte.



12:00 pm - Guided tour of SCLC: And the Struggle Continues

12:30 pm - Screening: Selma: The Bridge to the Ballot

2:15 pm - ACES Dance Company—“Black Rage”

2:40 pm - Photographer, Alvin C. Jacobs

3:30 pm - Sycamore Project—“Destination Freedom”


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