Press release submitted by Moline Public Library.|
Moline Public Library, 3210 41st St., Moline, welcomes Dr. Paul Bushnell, Professor Emeritus, Illinois Wesleyan University, as he delivers the Created Equal and Changing America keynote address "Still Moving: The 1960s Civil Rights Movement and Living History" on 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 1.
In his address, Dr. Bushnell will discuss his experiences as a Vanderbilt University graduate student in the sixties, including sit-ins at segregated lunch counters in Nashville, Tennessee and his meeting with the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the founding of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.
This event is free and no registration is required. More information can be found online at molinelibrary.com/created equal, by visiting the library at 3210 41st St., or by calling 309-524-2470.