Albany and the 1960s civil rights movement

college of saint rose signSaint Rose is hosting a screening of the documentary The Brothers: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in Albany on September 29, along with a talk and discussion about the civil rights movement and Albany in the 1960s. Blurbage:

The program will begin with a screening of the 19-minute documentary, "The Brothers: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in Albany." Dr. Scott Lemieux, associate professor of political science at Saint Rose, will deliver the annual Kermit Hall Memorial Lecture, "Connecting the Struggle for Civil Rights and Racial Justice in Albany to the National Movement and Supreme Court Decisions of the Era," followed by a conversation with two Capital Region members of The Brothers: Earl Thorpe and Persell McDowell, as well as with Lemieux. Dr. Shai Butler, associate vice president for student success and the College's chief diversity officer, will moderate the discussion.

The event is Tuesday, September 29 in the Carondelet Symposium of the Lally School (1009 Madison Ave) at 7 pm. It's free and open to the public.

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