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NCCU to Screen Film "Tell Them We Are Rising"

North Carolina Central University’s (NCCU) jazz radio station WNCU-FM will host a free screening with a follow-up discussion Jan. 11, 2018, of the much-anticipated film “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities.” The film examines HBCU history and the impact that historically black higher education institutions have had on American history, culture and national identity for more than 150 years. It was directed by Emmy Award-winning and National Humanities Medalist documentarian Stanley Nelson.

  • WHO:    Director Stanley Nelson will participate in informal conversation with the audience following the film screening.
  • WHEN:  Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

                       6 p.m.

  • WHERE: NCCU                           

                        H.M. Michaux Jr. School of Education Building Auditorium

                        700 Cecil St. 

                        Durham, N.C. 27707

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are free and required for entry. To obtain a free ticket, please visit http://bit.ly/HBCURising. For more information, contact Lackisha S. Freeman, general manager of WNCU-FM, at lsykes@nccu.edu or (919) 530-7267. 

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