A Brief History of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement

Course Title: A Brief History of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement


Dates:   Wed. Nov. 29, Dec 6, Dec 13, & Dec 20

Time: 4:00PM to 6:00PM

Fees: $30 Discount Fee-$25 if received by Nov. 15th

Location: Hurley K-12 School


Fe University is now accepting registrations for the class titled A Brief History of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.  The class taught by Hurley High School history teacher, Christopher Kelly, will be held for four Wednesdays November 29th, Dec. 6, 13, 20 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Hurley K-12 School.

This class will focus on the U.S. Civil Rights movement from the 1890’s through the 1960’s.  Particular attention will be paid to major events of the 1950’s and 60’s including the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Freedom Rides, the March on Washington, the Children’s March and the Mississippi Burning case.  The course is intended to highlight major areas of interest.

Explore this turbulent period in U.S. history with Chris Kelly, who is in his 31st year of teaching U.S. History in the Hurley School District.  Chris holds a Bachelor’s degree in History as well as 35 graduate credits in U.S. History.  He is a member of Phi Alpha Theta, the History honors society. Chris also holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration.

Chris has been active with local theatre groups as both a performer and a director as well as a member of the Chamber Singers. Chris is married to Ricky and they have six children.