Celebrate Black History Month with the Hampton Library
Every Tuesday in February we remember and celebrate the Civil Rights movement of African American History.
Tuesday, February 9 at 7:00 pm
An award-winning chronicle of Martin Luther King Jr’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
A Personal Perspective of the Civil Rights Movement with Terrance Fiore
Tuesday, February 16 at 7:00 pm
Local resident Terrance Fiore returns to the Library to discuss his experiences in the Civil Rights Movement. Mr. Fiore will provide us with insight into this tumultuous period in American History while sharing personal anecdotes from his tenure as a lieutenant in the 503d’ Military Police Battalion, leading an integrated unit in a segregated region, and from the Selma-Montgomery March.
Film: Soundtrack for a Revolution
Tuesday, February 23 at 7:00 pm
The story of the American civil rights movement through its music: the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and more, as they fought for justice and equality. The documentary includes new performances of the songs by top artists, archival footage, and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders.