Delaware Humanities Forum Presents “A Dream Deferred” on February 28
As part of Black History Month, the Delaware Humanities Forum announced today that it will hold a free public screening of the documentary, “A Dream Deferred: Remembering the Occupation,” on Thursday, February 28, 2008 and lead a community discussion facilitated by local black history scholars. The film depicts the rioting that took place in Wilmington after the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968, and the subsequent 9-month occupation of Wilmington by the National Guard. To this day, Wilmington holds the record for the longest military occupation of any US city since the Civil War.
IF YOU GO:
Date: February 28, 2008, 6:00pm
Location: Theatre N at Nemours, 1007 N. Orange Street, Wilmington, Delaware
Description: Free public screening and community discussion of the documentary, “A Dream Deferred:
Remembering the Occupation,” which depicts the 1968 Wilmington riots after the MLK
assassination and the 9-month occupation of Wilmington by the National Guard.
Contact Info: www.dhf.org, 302-657-0650
Video Link: http://youtube.com/HeartsandMindsFilm
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