(Photo courtesy Withers Family Trust) From his Memphis studio, Ernest Withers’ nearly 2 million images were a treasured record of Black history. However, his legacy was complicated by decades of secret FBI service revealed after his death. Was he a friend of the civil rights community, enemy—or both?
Experience the fascinating work and life of Ernest Withers through the documentary film The Picture Taker, followed by a fireside chat with the filmmakers, Emmy and Peabody Award winner Phil Bertelsen and Academy Award-nominated producer Lise Yasui, moderated by Dr. Deborah A. Jackson, Managing Director of the Northeastern University Center for Law, Equity and Race (CLEAR).
Join the Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service for a Celebration of Light dinner dialogue that will explore our diverse identities and shared values.
Join fellow Huntington 100 for the annual H100 mixer. There will be beer & wine, delicious bites, and a limited number of complimentary tickets for the Homecoming hockey game versus BC in Matthews Arena that night. This event is by invitation only for H100 members.
Black alumni and friends gathered on in Oaks Bluff for a fun-filled weekend of bonding, socializing, and strengthening the personal connections that made their Northeastern experience unique.