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Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 6:00 pm

Driving While Black
Race, Space and Mobility in America
A film by Gretchen Sorin and Ric Burns

Wednesday, November 2 @ 6:00PM

Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that history resonates today. We will screen the film, Driving While Black (2021, NR, 115 minutes) followed by discussion with
Dr. Candace Cunningham, Assistant Professor of History, specializing in African American history, Women and Gender studies, and Public History at FAU.

Free; please register.

This program is provided by: American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries is an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

Driving While Black Race, Space and Mobility in America

Organizer: Isabella Rowan