Reel Discussion at Richmond library: 'Marshall'
Event: Reel Discussions
Place: Richmond Memorial Library
Date & Time: Thursday, March 15th at 6 p.m.
Come view the movie and join us for a group discussion afterward. This month’s movie is “Marshall."
It follows the young lawyer to conservative Connecticut to defend a black chauffeur charged with sexual assault and attempted murder of his white socialite employer. Muzzled by a segregationist court, Marshall partners with a courageous young Jewish lawyer, Samuel Friedman. Together they mount the defense in an environment of racism and anti-Semitism. The high profile case and the partnership with Friedman served as a template for Marshall's creation of the NAACP legal defense fund.
For more information, call the library at 343-9550 or log onto www.batavialibrary.org.