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Out of the Shadows: Black History Month Film

  • Dates:  February 12, 2019
  • Location:  New Hanover County Main Library
  • New Hanover Room, 201 Chestnut Street
  • Wilmington , NC 28401
  • (910) 798-6301
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  • In honor of Black History Month, enjoy looking at the last five decades of African American history through the eyes of Henry Louis Gates, Jr., exploring the tremendous gains and persistent challenges of these years. Drawing on eyewitness accounts, scholarly analysis and rare archival footage, this illuminates the recent past, while raising urgent questions about the future of the African American community—and our nation as a whole.

    Out of the Shadows-Beginning at a turning point in American history: the Selma marches and Watts riots that marked a new phase in the black struggle. Gates explores the rising call for Black Power, redefining American culture, politics, and society.

    • Time:  5:45 PM - 7:15 PM
    • Price:  Free

Out of the Shadows: Black History Month Film
  • New Hanover Room
  • Wilmington , NC 28401
  • February 12, 2019
  • New Hanover County Main Library
  • Free