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Screening of Miles of Smiles: the Years of Struggle

March 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

In celebration of the bicentennial of Frederick Douglass, Talbot County Free Library presents a screening of Miles of Smiles: the Years of Struggle.  Miles of Smiles, is a 58-minute, Emmy Award-winning documentary depicting the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.  The African-American union, under the leadership of A. Philip Randolph, played a central role in the nation’s civil rights movement. Dr. Melissa McLoud, who performed much of the archival research for the film, will be on hand to talk about its production and answer questions.

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