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In recognition of the upcoming Martin Luther King Day holiday,Monday January 18, 2016, Homestead National Monument of America will show Sisters of Selma, a film about allies in the civil rights cause, at2 p.m.at Homestead's Education Center.
During the civil rights marches of 1965 in Selma, Alabama, a startling new group of leaders joined the battle for civil rights: Catholic nuns of all races. Nine nuns look back at the events that changed their lives and helped make Selma a turning point for Martin Luther King's movement and for all Americans.
"Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time when we can reflect upon our nation's journey with civil rights. This film inspires that reflection," stated Superintendent Mark Engler.
Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2016. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM), Facebook (HomesteadNM), and Instagram (HomesteadNPS).
Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturdayand Sunday. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit https://www.nps.gov/home/
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