'U.S. Civil Rights Movement and Its Place in History' program set for Saturday in Louisville

The Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression is sponsoring “The U. S. Civil Rights Movement and Its Place in History,” a community forum, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Carl Braden Memorial Center, 3208 West Broadway in Louisville.

The program is open to the public and will serve as the kickoff and introduction to a free community class on the history of the civil rights movement.

The program will preview what the class sessions will cover and participants are invited to bring their thoughts and ideas about what the civil rights movement means for today’s struggles, according to Ira Grupper, a veteran civil rights and labor activist who will be teaching the class.

Information on how to enroll will also be provided.

More information is available by phoning (502) 778-8130.