Film: Hate Crimes in the Heartland

Hate Crimes in the Heartland is a documentary about race relations in America that examines the 1921 Tulsa Race Riots and the 2012 Good Friday murders.

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Hate Crimes in the Heartland

Hate Crimes in the Heartland is a documentary about race relations in America that examines the 1921 Tulsa Race Riots and the 2012 Good Friday murders. 


Filmmaker and Emmy award-winner Rachel Lyons has created 65 films, documentaries and international series that focus on human and civil rights issues. Cincinnati is one of seven cities chosen to premiere the film during Black History Month. 

The screening begins with a reception followed by a panel discussion featuring local and civil rights leaders. 

6 p.m. Monday. $15. Harriet Tubman Theater, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 E. Freedom Way, Downtown, freedomcenter.org.