Remembering the Race Riot|Rebellion of 1964

Race Rebellion 1964

Tuesday, July 15
Race, Riots and Roller Coasters:
The Struggle for Integrated
Recreation in America
Noon in Kate Gleason Auditorium
A presentation by Victoria W. Wolcott,
author and professor of History at the
University at Buffalo, SUNY.
Monday, July 21
There’s a Riot Going On:
The Current of Race Relations
Since the 1964 Riots
1:30pm in Kate Gleason Auditorium
Rochester native and national author
Bruce A. Jacobs speaks about racial
dynamics since 1964.
Tuesday, July 22
Screening of JULY ‘64 and teen
discussion with Darryl Porter
2 – 4pm in Teen Central
A talk with Darryl Porter, former president
of the Rochester City School Board and
gang leader in his youth.
Wednesday, July 23
Screening of JULY ‘64 and
panel discussion
2 – 4pm in Kate Gleason Auditorium
Producer Chris Christopher and
director Carvin Eison join Christopher
Lindley, Gap Mangione, Darryl Porter
and Tom Proietti to share their
experiences and insights.
Thursday, July 24
The Circles God Draws
Noon in Kate Gleason Auditorium
Ruth Holland Scott, activist, author,
politician and teacher, will discuss civil
rights in Rochester after July 1964.
Friday, July 25
July ’64 Revisited: Rochester
and Race Relations
with Blackstorytelling League
of Rochester
11:30am in Kate Gleason Auditorium
Hear accounts of local storytellers about
what happened in Rochester during the
race riots of 1964.
The Central Library is accessible to people with disabilities. To request specific accommodations, call 585-428-8304 ten days prior to the program. 4632-06CC
Friends & Foundation of the
Rochester Public Library
Also in the Local History & Genealogy Division during July, an exhibit that chronicles the local, national and global impact of the July 1964 riots/rebellion, created by St. John Fisher College students and funded by the New York Council for the Humanities. For more information, contact [email protected] or 428.8350.

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