Civil rights scholar speaking at Westport Library
Updated 3:57 pm, Friday, October 18, 2013
Yohuru Williams, professor of history and chair of Black Studies at Fairfield University, is an author and nationally recognized expert on civil rights. He will discuss "The Civil Rights Movement--Then and Now" on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at The Westport Library.
The program is free and open to the public, and follows the Library's final screening in the afternoon of seven weeks of episodes from the award-winning documentary series "Eyes on the Prize," about the major events in the Civil Rights movement from 1954-85. The event is co-sponsored with TEAM Westport.
For more information, call 203-291-4800, or visit www.westportlibrary.org.