MLK Birthday Commemoration: Film Screening

MLK Birthday Commemoration: Film Screening

In Commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s 86th Birthday THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 7:30 PM Fellowship Hall, First Baptist Church, 305 N. California Avenue, Palo Alto [map] FREE and open to all. Contributions will be requested. Wheelchair accessible. Help us plan...
Video: Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary

Video: Freedom Summer 50th Anniversary

June 1964. Over 1,000 volunteers head to Mississippi to register black voters. By August, 4 people were dead, 80 beaten, 1,000 arrested, 67 churches, homes and businesses burned or bombed. This is the story of that summer… (Recorded Aug. 5, 2014 / 58 minutes) Guests...
Mississippi Freedom Summer – A Personal Account

Mississippi Freedom Summer – A Personal Account

David Kotz Popular Economics Mississippi Freedom Summer – A Personal Account In the summer of 1964 – fifty years ago this summer – the civil rights movement launched a bold project aimed at defeating racial segregation in its stronghold in the deep south state of...