Segregation and the civil rights movement


Flagler College reported to the local St. Augustine news desk that Professor of Sociology, Dr. Casey Welch, will host a screening of a biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and a discussion of the civil rights movement with a question-and-answer session including local activists and historians.

Historic City News readers and the public are invited to attend this free event on Thursday, January 21st at 7:00 p.m. in the Flagler College Ringhaver Student Center located at 50 Sevilla St.

King’s “I Have a Dream Speech” will also be presented.

Following the presentation, the discussion and Q and A will cover the history of segregation, the civil rights movement and the progress and improvement from the 1960’s through today.

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