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|50TH Anniversary Tribute to Freedom Summer|
|Date||Friday September 12|
|Time||6:30 PM - 8:30 PM|
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1187 Franklin /Geary
Freedom Summer is a film directed by Stanley Nelson Jr.
that narrates the events of the Summer of 1964 the campaign
to register as many African-American voters as possible in the
state of Mississippi.
The film not only covers the 10-week campaign to register African Americans voters ,set up schools and community centers
but also the associated violence that include the murder of three
volunteers .The Freedom Summer Campaign shone a light on
what some called a "closed society" .