Know Civil Rights – Sports and Protest | East Bend Public Library 

KNOW CIVIL RIGHTS – SPORTS AND PROTEST

When: Sat., Jan. 20, 1-2:30 p.m.
Phone: 541-312-1063
Email: paigef@deschuteslibrary.org
Price: Free.
www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar/event/44428

COCC history professor Murray Godfrey discusses the relationship between sports, protest and civil rights in American history. Many spectators look to sports as an escape from the world, a time to forget controversies in society. However, sports have often reflected society’s tensions and movements.

Source: Know Civil Rights – Sports and Protest | East Bend Public Library | Presentations, Athletic Events | The Source Weekly – Bend, Oregon