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‘Created Equal’ film series takes in-depth look at civil rights movement

OLLI@UGA and the Athens-Clarke County Library are sponsoring “Created Equal,” a series of films that explores aspects of the civil rights movement, from the Civil War era through the latter part of the 20th century.

The documentaries are part of a series funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and created in anticipation of anniversaries of the Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington. All screenings take place at 2 p.m. at the Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St. Open free to the public, the films will be followed by a discussion.

Freedom Riders will be shown Sept. 12. The Loving Story will be shown Oct. 10.