Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

February 5, 2018

Public Information Officer

THE LATEST FILM TO EXAMINE THE IMPACT HBCUS HAVE HAD ON AMERICAN HISTORY, CULTURE, AND NATIONAL IDENTITY SCREENS FOR FREE AT SPC THIS MONTH, AND ONLINE REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE NOW

E-REGISTER-AND-VIEW THE FILM TELL THEM WE ARE RISING: THE STORY OF BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FEB. 15

The latest film to examine the impact Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have had on American history, culture, and national identity screens for free at St. Philip's College this month, and online registration is available now at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ef2tzbl2bc533518&oseq=&c=&ch=.

All are welcome to e-register-and-view the film Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities http://www.hbcurising.com/ Feb. 15 at 11:15 a.m. in Room 216 of the Turbon Student Center at 1801 Martin Luther King Dr. in the city's Denver Heights neighborhood (building marked as "13" on the interactive map http://alamo.edu/spc/imap-MLK/). The film airs nationally as part of the PBS series Independent Lens on Feb. 19, and the Feb. 15 screening with panel discussion is made possible through a partnership among the college, local television station KLRN and Independent Lens. The station and Indie Lens offer the Indie Lens Pop-Up neighborhood screening series that brings people together for community conversations around films from the award-winning PBS series.

For all details on viewing the program at the college, contact KLRN Television at 210-270-9000, info@klrn.org, http://www.klrn.org/talktous/.