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Human Rights Film Series, "Freedom Summer"

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Storrs Campus
Dodd Center Konover Auditorium

Human Rights Film Series 2014-2015

Seeing Civil Rights as Human Rights

October 8, 2014

Freedom Summer

Over 10 memorable weeks in 1964 known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers from around the country joined organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.

Admission is FREE

To request reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities and for any other questions regarding this event, please contact Lyndsay Nalbandian at


Lyndsay Nalbandian

Human Rights Institute (primary), Dodd Human Rights Impact, UConn Master Calendar

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