FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: January 6, 2016 1:42:10 PM CST
The Houston Public Library’s African American Library at the Gregory School Presents A Multimedia Presentation of Living Voices: The Right to Dream
In tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the African American Library at the Gregory School will present a powerful production that gives a historical perspective into part of the country’s past. Living Voices: The Right to Dream is a dynamic solo performance uniquely combined with archival film that turns history into a moving, personal journey. The audience will witness the struggle and sacrifice for civil rights through the eyes of an African American student, coming of age in the South during the 50s and 60s. The film and the live dramatic interpretation illuminates the issues of civil rights, leading to a better understanding of how the fight against prejudice has shaped our history. This event is free and open to the public.
Exhibit: Commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day and featuring “It Shall Be Done:” Recent Acquisitions from the Gregory School Collection, which includes photographs, artifacts and documents such as a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. funeral program and documentation for the inception of Houston College for Negroes (now Texas Southern University).
Thursday, January 14, 2016 | 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
The African American Library at the Gregory School
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