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Happening Now at the North Shore Library

Find out what is happening at the North Shore Library. Keep up with all of the upcoming programs and events here at the library. Also, get the updates on the latest and hottest books and movies to be added to the library’s collection.

Created Equal Film

Slavery by Another Name

 

North Shore Library

Film Screening Tuesday, October 22nd 6 p.m.

Film Discussion Saturday October 26th 1 p.m.

For African Americans after the Civil War, the abolition of slavery in 1865 was a

landmark in human history. But blacks came to recognize that while slavery had been abolished, their newly secured freedom was at risk despite the Reconstruction-era constitutional amendments. New forms of coerced labor proliferated in the post-Civil War South, as trumped-up criminal charges were used as a pretext for the virtual re-enslavement of thousands of able-bodied southern black men and women. The film screening is Tuesday October, 22nd at 6 p.m. Then come back for an interesting and lively discussion of the film led by Robert S. Smith, Associate Professor of History UW-Milwaukee Saturday October 26th at 1 pm.

 

All films and discussions are free and open to the public

 

This series is made possible by a grant from Created Equal: America’s Civil rights Struggle

the National Endowment for the Humanities and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

 

Please call the library at (414) 351-3461

or stop by the Reference Desk to register.

If you require special accommodations, notify the

Library Director Richard Nelson at least 72 hours in advance.

 

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