Photography Exhibit and Film Screening on School Resegregation

grandchildren of brown_tnOn May 2, 2014, a photography exhibit entitled “Grandchildren of Brown: Student Photos on Race in Tuscaloosa, 60 Years Later,” will open at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in downtown Tuscaloosa. Coinciding with the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling and with the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, this exhibit is in conjunction with “Segregation Now,” a ProPublica/Atlantic magazine project on the resegregation of public schools in the South and throughout the nation. The exhibit opening will run from 6:30-8:30 pm and will display photographs taken by students at Tuscaloosa’s Northridge and Central high schools. There will also be a documentary film screening and a student panel discussion. The exhibit is free and open to the public and will run through May 18.