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Film and Discussion: "Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges...

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Anacostia Community Museum

1901 Fort Place Southeast

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The Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum kicks off Black History Month with a film

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

By Stanley Nelson and Marco Williams

Approximate Running Time: 60 minutes

Tell Them We Are Rising explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. This film reveals the rich history of HBCUs and the power of higher education to transform lives and advance civil rights and equality in the face of injustice.


Watch the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/200060353

WETA TV 26 Premiere: Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, 9 p.m. e.s.t.

Co-sponsors: WETA TV 26 and the Anacostia Coordinating Council

RSVP: Eventbrite, ACMrsvp@si.edu, or 202-633-4875

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