Panel DiscussionMonday, October 20 6-8 pm Everyday Freedom Heroes Gallery, Third Floor Free. Call 513.333.7739 to RSVP In collaboration with Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, join us for a sneak peak of Safe House. This brief excerpt of the play will be followed by a panel discussion with the playwright, director and local leaders from the business community. This discussion will not only address the socio-economic themes within the play, but the contemporary challenges facing African American businesses and entrepreneurs today.
Saturday, October 11.
2:30 pm in the Everyday Freedom Heroes gallery.
Free with general admission.
This historical play is brought to life by members of the Freedom Center's Youth Docent program and tells the remarkable story of Freedom Summer -- highlighting those individuals who risked their lives to register people to vote in Mississippi during the summer of 1964. The play was created in partnership with Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
On August 21, 1955, 14-year old Emmett Till traveled from his hometown of Chicago to visit his cousins in Money, Mississippi. On August 31, his mutilated corpse was pulled from the Tallahatchie River.