Documentary Screening and Discussion
September 25, 2018
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403
Screening at Bryan Auditorium in Mortan Hall, Wilmington on Fire chronicles The Wilmington Massacre of 1898, an attack on the African-American community by an armed white mob with the support of the North Carolina Democratic Party on Nov. 10, 1898. It is considered one of the only successful examples of a coup in the US and left countless numbers of African-Americans dead and exiled from the city. Associate Producer Larry Thomas will be on-site for questions and discussion. Parking for off-campus guests is available on a first-come/first-serve basis in Visitor Lot D on Randall Drive.