Wednesday, August 30, 2023
5:30 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT
Join the African American Program for a free virtual screening of “Driving While Black: Race, Space, and Mobility in America.”
The Heinz History Center will screen “Driving While Black: Race, Space, and Mobility in America,” a film directed by Gretchen Sorin and Ric Burns that examines the history of African Americans on the road from the 1930s to the 1960s and beyond, as part of the From Slavery to Freedom Film Series presented in collaboration with The Frick Pittsburgh.
From the depths of the depression to the heights of the Civil Rights Movement and on to today, the film explores deeply embedded dynamics of race and mobility in America. It provides a crucial window on issues of class, gender, law enforcement, discrimination, automobile culture and national identity.
The Heinz History Center and the Frick Museum collaboration is centered on their respective exhibits, The Negro Motorist Green Book, which just concluded its run at the History Center, and Pittsburgh and the Great Migration: Black Mobility and the Automobile, open now at the Frick.
Thank you for registering for From Slavery to Freedom Film Series: Driving While Black: Race, Space, and Mobility in America!
We're looking forward to having you join us on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at 5:30 PM EDT.
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