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Lowndes County and the Road to Black Power

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

Join us for a screening of LOWNDES COUNTY AND THE ROAD TO BLACK POWER followed by a Q&A with SNCC activists.

Through first person accounts and searing archival footage, LOWNDES COUNTY AND THE ROAD TO BLACK POWER tells the story of the local movement and young Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) organizers who fought not just for voting rights, but for Black Power in Lowndes County, Alabama.
Date: February 24, 2024
Time: 11 am – 1 pm; Breakfast will begin at 10am and a concluding lunch will be provided.
Location: Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center (Orem Room)
                  University of Maryland, College Park
Register for the event HERE.
Sponsored by The Frederick Douglass Center for Leadership Through the Humanities in collaboration with the Department of African American and Africana Studies and the University of Maryland Humanities Initiative


February 24
10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST