Join the premiere of “Hope in the Struggle” on Feb 12, 6:30pm, highlighting Dr. Josie Johnson’s civil rights journey at Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs.
This event is being held in-person and is open to everyone, but registration is required.
Returning to the halls of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, where Dr. Josie Johnson left her mark as a senior fellow, Twin Cities PBS (TPT) will be hosting a premiere screening of “Hope in the Struggle” at the Cowles Auditorium on Monday, February 12th at 6:30pm.
The documentary showcases the life and work of Dr. Josie Johnson, a prominent civil rights activist both in Minnesota and nationwide. From lobbying for fair housing legislation in Minnesota, to being part of the March on Washington, to serving as the first Black person on the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents, Josie’s story is one of perseverance, hope, and an unwavering commitment to serving and bettering her community. Join Executive Producer Daniel Bergin and members of Dr. Johnson’s family for a conversation after the film.