Cedar Valley hosts MLK Jr., civil rights exhibit during Black History Month

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Cedar Valley Middle School will present “The Road to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement” throughout Black History Month in collaboration with Humanities Texas.

The exhibit features photographs, facsimiles of landmark documents and quotations by Dr. King and others engaged in the struggle for civil rights. “The Road to the Promised Land” surveys the Civil Rights Movement from the emergence of Martin Luther King, Jr. as a civil rights leader in the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 through the 1990s.

The Cedar Valley Black History Month Committee also created posters to accompany the Humanities Texas exhibit.

The exhibition will be available to the public from Feb 1-19. For more information about viewing hours or to arrange group visits, contact Cedar Valley U.S. History Teacher Monica Collins.

Humanities Texas develops and supports diverse programs across the state, including
lectures, oral history projects, teacher institutes, traveling exhibitions and documentary
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