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“The Right To Dream”

July 22, 2009, 1:44 am
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Northwest Nazarene University invites the community to attend “The Right to Dream” on Tuesday, January 20 at 7 p.m. in the Brandt Center’s Swayne Auditorium. This presentation is one of several educational events taking place during NNU’s Beloved Community celebrations January 19 – 23.

“The Right to Dream” is a Living Voices presentation that tells the story of Ruby Hollis, a young African American woman who grew up in Mississippi during the civil rights movement. Ruby becomes aware of segregation and inequality after she is no longer allowed to see a young white girl she befriended. Later in life Ruby attends Tougaloo College, where she is involved with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Living Voices (Seattle, Wash.) is an educational production program that combines theater with archival film footage to allow audiences to interact with history in a new way.

After the presentation, a panel discussion will allow audience members to address the social issues and events mentioned during the performance and how they compare to current times. Panelists will include NNU’s Professor of Political Science Steve Shaw, Associate Professor of Theology Diane Leclerc and Professor of Social Work Mamie Oliver.

“The Right to Dream” is free and open to the public. NNU’s Brandt Center is located at 707 Fern St. in Nampa. For information regarding this and other Beloved Community events, contact Paula Rogers, director of multicultural affairs, at (208) 467-8768.


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