Announcement  |  2015

2014-2015 Human Rights Film Series:
Seeing Civil Rights as Human Rights 

"Come Hell or High Water" (2014)

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
4:00pm- 6:00pm
Storrs Campus
Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center
Admission is FREE

This film follows the painful but inspiring journey of Derrick Evans, a Boston teacher who moves home to coastal Mississippi when the graves of his ancestors are bulldozed to make way for the sprawling city of Gulfport. Over the course of a decade, Derrick and his neighbor stand up to powerful corporate interests and politicians and face ordeals that include Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil disaster in their struggle for self-determination and environmental justice.

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