Date:Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 7:00 PM—8:00 PM
Location:Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library
Event Type:Special Events
Series:Black History Month
Age Group:Family (All Ages)
Henry Ossian Flipper - born in Georgia, former slave, first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, tried for embezzlement of government money, found guilty of conduct unbecoming an officer and gentleman and dismissed from the U.S. Army. Come see former army captain, paratrooper and combat veteran Bob Rogers’ one-act play dramatizing the trial of Henry O. Flipper. You decide if Lt. Flipper was treated fairly before, during and after the trial and take part in the “talk-back” session and game show. Prizes included!