The Struggle for School Desegregation: A Documentary Screening and Discussion
Join the Indiana Coalition for Public Education–Monroe County along with co-hosts Monroe County Branch of NAACP and Monroe County Black Democratic Caucus for a screening of “Fighting Back,” Episode 2 of the award-winning civil rights documentary Eyes on the Prize. This episode traces the struggle by Black students and activists to integrate schools in the South following the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision. Introduced by Elizabeth Mitchell, local historian, who will discuss the history of segregated schools in Monroe County. Professor Stephanie Power-Carter will address the ongoing challenges of integration and school equity in the present.
When: Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Monroe County History Center, 202 E. 6th Street Bloomington, IN 47408