- Mar 31, 2019
- 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Defining Moments: The Civil Rights Movement in North Hempstead
The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County’s David Taub Reel Upstanders Film Series presents a film screening of Defining Moments: The Civil Rights Movement in North Hempstead, with guest speakers North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth; Town of North Hempstead Councilwoman Lee Seeman; and Director Alan Ginsburg.
Defining Moments highlights the true stories of courage, confrontation, triumph, and sorrow throughout the Civil Rights Movement in North Hempstead, which was an epicenter of change during this tumultuous time. The documentary also focuses on the unique partnership forged between the local Jewish population and the Town’s African American residents as they worked towards the common goal of equality and human rights for all.