Terry Buffington Papers 1 Year Anniversary Luncheon & Film

The Terry Buffington Foundation presents the one-year anniversary of the Terry Buffington Papers 1952-2014 Civil Rights digital collection which is located at the university of North Carolina Chapel Hill. 
We are hosting a two-day fundraising event that includes a Southern-style buffet luncheon and a screening of the film, FUNDI: The Ella Baker Story. July 28, Southern buffet with baked chicken, fried catfish, hoppin’ Johns, buttermilk cornbread, salad, sweet tea and Southern pecan pie featuring a formal presentation about the Terry Buffington Papers 1952-2014, with Terry Buffington.
July 29 there will be a film screening also from the collection titled, FUNDI The Ella Baker Story. The film reveals the instrumental role that Ella Baker, a friend and advisor to Martin Luther King, played a pivotal role in shaping the American civil rights movement. The dynamic activist as affectionately known as the Fundi, a Swahili word for a person who passes skills and knowledge from generation to another. By looking at the 1960s from the perspective of Ella Baker, the “Godmother of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)”, FUNDI adds an essential understanding of the US civil rights movement. Each event will he held at the Gladish Cultural & Community Arts Center. 
Luncheon $20 each
Film $5
Combo package for $24

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