Join the Indiana Coalition for Public Education–Monroe County along with co-hosts Monroe County Branch of NAACP and Monroe County Black Democratic Caucus for a screening of “Fighting Back,” Episode 2 of the award-winning civil rights documentary Eyes on the Prize. This episode traces the struggle by Black students and activists to integrate schools in the South following the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision.
What: "Fighting Back," Episode 2 of the civil rights documentary Eyes on the Prize
When: Tuesday, February 25
Where: Monroe County History Center
202 E. 6th Street Bloomington, IN 47408
Golden Hoosier Award recipient Elizabeth Mitchell, a historian and documentarian, will introduce "Fighting Back" and discuss the history of segregated schools in Monroe County.
Professor Stephanie Power-Carter will address the ongoing challenges of integration and equity in the present.