‘Beyond the Color Line’ film at library

1/31/2014, 6 a.m.

Moviegoers can follow the journeys of acclaimed scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. in “America Beyond the Color Line” on Feb. 5 at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library.

Henry Louis Gates

Henry Louis Gates

The screening starts at 6 p.m.

In “America Beyond the Color Line,” Gates travels the length and breadth of the United States to take the temperature of modern black America. He explores four very different parts of the country – the East Coast, the Deep South, inner-city Chicago, and Hollywood.

Funding for the screening, part of the Black History Month Series, is provided by the Friends of the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library.

The library is at 2861 Wesley Chapel Road in Decatur. For more information, visit www.dekalblibrary.org or call 404-286-6980.