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Date:
October 11, 2018
Time:
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:
Old Worthington Library
Address:
820 High Street
Worthington, OH 43085
Contact:
614-807-2626
Email:
Cost:
free
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Bloody Lowndes - Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama’s Black Belt

Thursday, October 11, 2018

In the mid-1960s, the Lowndes County Freedom Organization was formed in Alabama. Dr. Hasan Jeffries, an associate professor of history at The Ohio State University, will explain how the all-black, independent political party – the original Black Panther Party – affected the black power movement. Presented in conjunction with the Freedom Riders exhibit, which will be at the library September 26-October 24.