Virtual Film Screening and Discussion of “Defining Moments: The Civil Rights Movement in North Hempstead”
Where: Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County
Welwyn Preserve, 100 Crescent Beach Rd.
516-571-8040 Price: Free
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The Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County (HMTC) and the NAACP are marking Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend with a virtual screening and discussion on Zoom of Defining Moments: The Civil Rights Movement in North Hempstead, part of HMTC’s David Taub Reel Upstanders Film Series. The film documents more than a dozen oral histories of North Hempstead residents who had a role in the Civil Rights Movement. A post -screening discussion, which will connect the history to contemporary concerns, will include the filmmaker Alan Ginsberg, Civil Rights activist Bernice Sims, and the Program Director for Nassau County’s Office of Minority Affairs, Dexter Hedgepeth.Buy tickets/get more info now