Past Event

The Road to Brown

This program will feature a screening of The Road to Brown, a documentary about the legal strategy adopted by the NAACP to defeat segregation and the primary architect of that strategy, Charles Hamilton Houston. Lionel Kimble, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield, will moderate the discussion after the film. The screening will be followed by a question and answer session with the audience. This event is co-sponsored by the History Club at the University of Illinois at Springfield.

This event will take place in the Brookens Auditorium and is free and open to the public. Space is limited and is available on a first-come, first served basis only. Please call Cecilia Stiles Cornell at 217.206.7430 for more information or email her at These event venues are wheelchair accessible.

If you need a sign interpreter, or have a disability and may require accommodation to fully participate in this event, please call the IHC at 312.422.5580.