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This Sunday “Freedom Riders Film” at the Wright Museum

“Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle” film series is back!

Presented by The Charles H. Wright Museum

Hosted by The Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development

When: March 15th, 2015

Where: Charles H. Wright Museum

315 East Warren Ave, Detroit 48201

Time: 6-9pm (General Motors Room)

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 Freedom Riders were civil rights activists who rode interstate buses. The segregated southern United States in 1961 and following years to challenge the non-enforcement of the United States Supreme Court decisions which ruled that segregated public buses were unconstitutional. The movie tells the terrifying and suspenseful story of a time when white and black volunteers riding a bus into the Deep South, risked being jailed, beaten or killed.

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535 Griswold Street, Suite 111-513. Detroit, Michigan 48226

Phone: 313. 965. 0606

Email: general@rosaparks.org

Website:  www.RosaParks.org