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Side By Side: The Freedom Riders Sacrifice to Expose Segregation (Constitution Day 2011)

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Date:  Friday September 16, 2011

Location:  Hayden Library, Room C6A/East (Upper Concourse Level)

In honor of  Constitution Day 2011, and in connection with the current Freedom Riders exhibit, we will be hosting two discussions by ASU professors and a public viewing of the Freedom Riders American Experience documentary:

10:30 - 11:30am Dr. Matthew Whitaker discusses the Civil Rights movement in Arizona including the impact of the Freedom Riders
12:30-2:30pm Viewing of Freedom Riders/American Experience (permission granted by PBS)
3:00 - 4:00pm Dr. T. J. Davis discusses the Constitutional Issues surrounding the Freedom Rides, and other attempts to draw attention to and change Jim Crow laws.

In addition, a book display on the lower concourse/entrance level of Hayden Library highlights the themes of the Freedom Riders and these discussions, and includes materials written by both Dr. Whitaker and Dr. Davis. Please browse and enjoy this selection of the collection. All materials may be checked out at the Information/Check Out desk across from the entrance of Hayden Library.

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