A Day in the Life of a People

Date & Time
Saturday, August 25, 2018 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
No Registration Required
About this Event
Venue: African American History and Culture Museum Event Location: Heritage Hall and throughout the Museum Cost: Free-registration required for indoor activities Get Tickets: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/3197343/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-people-wash... This Community Day is inspired by Ava DuVernay’s cinematic installation, August 28: A Day in the Life of the People. The film focuses on six significant historical events that transpired on the same date through the lens of the African American experience. These events will be celebrated with presentations, speakers, and hands-on activities for all ages. 1833-Escaping Enslavement (hands-on time line activity) 1955-Because of Emmett Till-mixed media presentation 1961-Mr. Postman Delivers—and other hits! (DJ) 1963-Why Do We March? Make a sign - OUTSIDE 2005 When Disaster Strikes Group Build activity based on re-building the Lower Ninth Ward 2008-We are the Change Visitor response board Free-registration required for indoor activities.

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