(8) Civil Rights & Responsibilities Subjects
Ahead of Their Time-The Story of the Omaha DePorres Club
by Matt Holland
Holland reveals the little-know story of the Omaha DePorres Club’s pioneering efforts to change the pattern of racial discrimination and segregation that existed in Nebraska’s largest city. Tracing the arc of the club’s evolution from its founding in 1947, Holland provides moving insights into the members and their motives, struggles, and victories.
Adam Clayton Powell: A Living History Presentation
Join a Harlem, New York, audience in 1968 to hear Adam Clayton Powell Jr., a civil rights advocate and U.S. Congressman for more than twenty-five years, give a campaign speech in which he recalls his history and the ups and downs of his life and career.
A Tribute to MLK
Learn through original poetic works the profound effect of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s sacrifice, contributions and legacy today, through the time honored artistic medium of Spoken Word. Spoken Word is part of the Great African Oral Tradition by which familial stories, history, traditions, morals and values, hopes and dreams, pain and tragedy are all relayed through cleverly woven poems and stories.