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Black History Month Event: "The Birth of a Movement" Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

Paul Robeson Campus Center, Bergen Room

In recognition of Black History Month, the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) and the Rutgers Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Center (TRHT) are screening "The Birth of a Movement," a documentary that discusses D.W. Griffith's KKK-friendly "The Birth of a Nation" that opened in 1915 to big audiences all over the country and was even shown by President Wilson in the White House. The showing of the documentary will be followed by a panel discussion and questions from the audience.


  • Dr. Norma M. Riccucci, Board of Governors Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University
  • Dr. Dalton Miller-Jones, Professor Emeritus, Portland State University

Monday, February 25, 2019
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Paul Robeson Campus Center, Bergen Room
Rutgers University–Newark