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Black History Film Series: Just A Ferry Ride to Freedom - RESCHEDULED
This film showcases stories about the Texas-Mexico border and its connection to the Underground Railroad.
Rooted in pre-Civil War Texas along the Rio Grande between the emerging cities of Laredo and Brownsville, this film highlights mixed-race ranches in Hidalgo County and illustrates how culturally diverse the Rio Grande Valley really is.
Lifeways developed during that time still influence life along the border and across the US today.
Featured in the film are community leaders, ranchers, and historians who find out how just a ferry ride across the border to freedom altered the course of U.S.View more
Admission is free but registration is encouraged for reserved seats.
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There will be a discussion followed by question and answers immediately following the film with Dr. Maria Hammack, Dr. Roseann Bacha-Garza and Dr. Christopher Miller. The discussion will be moderated by Lisa Jackson.
418 Villita, San Antonio, TX 78205
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