LEADERS TO ANNOUNCE PLANS FOR THE CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION OF THE 1917 EAST ST. LOUIS RACE RIOTS
[East St. Louis, IL] On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 3:00 p.m., the East St. Louis 1917 Centennial Commission and Cultural Initiative (CCCI) will be announcing its plan to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of one of the most horrific race riots in the history of the United States of America.
Date: November 30, 2016
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: SIUE East St. Louis Center, Building D, Room 2002
Address: 601 James R. Thompson Boulevard, East St. Louis, IL 62201
The press conference will consist of remarks from:
The CCCI was established in October of 2014 by the East St. Louis City Council. It members is comprised of scholars, artists, educators, and religious, community, and business leaders. For more information, visit www.estl1917ccci.org.
All are welcome to attend.