March 27: Let Freedom Ring

The East Side Freedom Library invites community members to Let Freedom Sing, a film series shown in conjunction with performances of the play, Down in Mississippi.

Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement will be screened 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, March 27, and Freedom On My Mind. will be screened 7 to 9 p.m., April 3 at East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street, Saint Paul.

These two films add to the conversation about the history of civil rights and music in the American south. Let Freedom Sing is a documentary about the singers and musicians who stood up against inequality and racism, and gave the civil rights movement its anthems and its soul.