Join Baldwin Hills Library in celebrating African American Heritage Month and Valentine's Day with an afternoon of all ages activities centered around the documentary film, "The Loving Story."
"The Loving Story" narrates the lives of Mildred and Richard Loving and their fight for the recognition of their interracial marriage, from the night of their arrest for the "crime" of being married to someone of a different race, all the way to their victory in the Supreme Court.
1 p.m. All ages Valentine's craft and a group reading of the wonderful children's story "The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage" by Selina Alko
2 p.m. Film Viewing
3:30 p.m. Film Discussion and Refreshments
This documentary is part of Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle, a powerful film set produced with NEH support. Each film tells remarkable stories of individuals who challenged the social and legal status quo of deeply rooted institutions, from slavery to segregation.
Please call 323-733-1196 with any questions and for additional details.