On Feb. 22, 2014, the Cortez Branch Library hosted a viewing of the PBS documentary, Freedom Riders, and panel discussion on the topic. Jeol Bangilan, Branch Service Coordinator for the San Antonio Public Library, opened the event with a viewing of part of the PBS documentary. He then opened up the panel discussion with:
- Moderator LaGuana Gray, PH.D., Assistant Porfessor, UTSA Department of History
- Panelist Patricia Dilworth, Freedom Rider
- Panelist Barbara Collins Bowie, Execituve Director J.R. Bowie III Scholarship Foundation
Replay video of the panel discussion here. The PBS documentary, Freedom Riders, can be seen here at PBS American Experience.