01/16/2017 - Martin Luther King Celebration At CSC
All Martin Luther King Celebration events are open to the public, and the community is encouraged to attend.
Student Center Ballroom
(all panels are 50 minutes, just like a regular class):
9:00-9:50am African American Independent Film
This session, led by Janice Haynes, an assistant professor of communication at CSC, will look at two eras of African American film, the silent era with Oscar Micheaux and the 2nd wave in the 1960s-1970s.
Post-War Segregation in Chadron
This session, led by David Christensen, a visiting assistant professor of history at CSC, will investigate the history of race relations in Chadron and the surrounding region in the decades following World War II.
Civil Rights and Photojournalism
This session, led by Mike Kennedy, an instructor of journalism at CSC, will explore the impact of media on the 1950s Civil Rights movement and the power of images to accelerate change.
Prom Night in Mississippi
This session, led by Shaunda French, an associate professor of communication at CSC, will discuss the film “Prom Night in Mississippi” and how segregation continues in the present day.
Shuttles will run from the Lindeken Clock Tower to Common Cents
1:15pm March Starts – Main Street
Join students, faculty, and staff as they march from Main Street, starting by Common Cents, north to Sixth Street, turning left onto Sixth Street and heading east to Shelton Street, where the Chadron Middle School students will join the group. They will then head north on Shelton Street to the United Methodist Church, where the Chadron Primary and Intermediate School students will join them. They will then continue north on Shelton Street, across Tenth Street, through the Student Union, and up to the Chicoine Center gymnasium. Everyone is invited!