- This event has passed.
Civil & Human Rights Radio
January 15, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
This event is free with the price of admission.
Click here to buy tickets online.
During the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement, the broadest communication method available to the leaders was radio. WERD, America’s first black-owned radio station, was a major voice of the movement.
Ricci Deforest, the current owner of the WERDSTUDIO/museum, joins us for a film screening and panel discussion. We will screen “The Time is Right“, the film collaboration of The Center for Civil and Human Rights and #weloveatl, featuring Deforest and many other local social justice workers. Following the film screening, a panel will discuss social media, access to technology/internet, mobile technology and the impact of these issues on modern human rights movements.