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SU Hosts ‘Harriet’ Screening Monday, March 2

Harriet Tubman, from film, peering around treeSALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University hosts a screening of the 2019 Academy Award-nominated film Harriet 6 p.m. Monday, March 2, in the Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons Assembly Hall.

A faculty discussion follows.

Prior to the screening, SU is gathering for a historic photo in honor of the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment, granting  women the right to vote. At least 100 individuals (faculty, staff, community members, students and children) are asked to gather for the picture holding a photo of a woman they wish to honor. The group image will be placed in the University Archives. For those unable to bring a photo, the first 100 attendees will receive a Harriet movie poster to hold.

Shown in recognition of Women’s History Month, the biographical movie tells the story of famed abolitionist and Eastern Shore native Harriet Tubman, who is credited with freeing some 70 slaves as a conductor on the Underground Railroad.

Sponsored by the offices of Administration and Finance and Diversity and Inclusion, and SU’s 1619-2019: 400 Years of Resilience Committee, admission is free and the public is invited. Refreshments will be served.

To register to participate in the photo prior to the screening, visit the registration page. For more information email Drs. Wallace Southerland or April Logan.