"Taking Pinhook" Film Screening & Discussion

Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

MU Student Center, 2501 (Leadership Auditorium) 38.94276851210434, -92.32673510370483

The story of Pinhook, Missouri, an African American village destroyed when the Birds Point-New Madrid levee was breached by the Army Corps of Engineers in May 2011. Discussion will follow with filmmakers Dr. Elaine Lawless and Dr. Todd Lawrence.

Sponsored by MU Black History Month Committee

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Films, Diversity


Free and open to the public.

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Department of Black Studies

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