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3rd Fridays @ The Bridge a screening of "Lessons Of Hayti"

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February 21, 2014

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Macomb's Bridge Library

Celebrating Black History Month at 3rd Fridays @ The Bridge.  A screening of The Lessons Of Hayti  and Q&A with  Byron C Hunter.

The Lessons of Hayti details the historic rise of African American self-determination and economic empowerment following the Civil War and highlights a period in American history that saw more than 100 independent Black towns and more than 70  Historic Black Colleges and Universities built within 40 years of President Abraham Lincoln's signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.

Running time 58min

The documentary, produced by Harlem filmmakers, Terry A. Boyd, Byron C. Hunter and Edward Harris Jr., The Lessons of Hayti, winner of Best Documentary at the 2013 Harlem International Film Festival and Best Historical Documentary at the 2013 AFI World Peace Initiative in East Hampton.

To see "The Lessons of Hayti" trailer, please visit:

http://thelessonsofhayti.com

 

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