Chattanooga Civil Rights Leaders Documentary To Be Shown Monday

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Civil rights leaders in Chattanooga will be featured in the documentary 9 United for Equality: Reflections on the Struggle of Civil Rights in Chattanooga to be shown Monday at 5:15 p.m. in the UTC University Center Auditorium.  The documentary video will run 45 minutes; a reception will follow.

This event is free and open to the public. 

UTC partnered with the Tennessee Human Rights Commission to create the video, which features nine local Chattanoogans whose actions were pivotal in the Civil Rights Movement.

The honorees are: John P. Franklin Sr., Eddie Holmes, James Mapp, Johnny Holloway, H.H. Wright, Napolean "Donut" Williams, JoAnne Favors, Randy Nabors and Carol Berz.  The documentary chronicles their actions and the subsequent effects on themselves and their families.     

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