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Historic Newton presents: Making Change in the Civil Rights Era
April 8, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
As the Civil Rights movement heated up in the 1960s, citizens with Newton ties felt called to participate. Clips from the film “Freedom Riders” set the stage for a conversation with Skip Griffin and Judy Frieze Wright, who discuss their activism, including attending the 1963 March on Washington, in a conversation moderated by Boston journalist Carmen Fields. This program is funded in part by Mass Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. This program takes place Thursday, April 8 at 5:00 p.m.