UnionDocs is proud to present with The Platypus Affiliated Society, cheap bupron sr 150 THE POLITICS OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Two evenings of screenings and discussion on the legacy of black politics, its burried history, unmet challenges, and lingering problems for the Left.
Thursday, February 11 – 7:00 pm
Lang Cafe, 65 W 11th Street
Directed by Stewart Bird, Rene Lichtman, and Peter Gessner. Produced in association with the League of Revolutionary Black Workers.
This documentary offers black workers views of working conditions inside Detroit’s auto factories, focusing on the League of Revolutionary Black Workers and their efforts to build an independent black labor organization. Beginning with a historical montage, from the early days of slavery through the subsequent growth and organization of the working class, the film examines the crucial role of the black worker in the American economy.
Thursday, February 25 – 7:00 pm
Room 1009, East 16th Street Purchase
Directed by Nancy D. Kates and Bennett Singer. With Bayard Rustin, Dorothy Jackson, John Rodgers.
A master strategists and tireless activist, Bayard Rustin is best remembered as the organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, one of the largest nonviolent protests ever held in the United States. He brought Ghandi’s protest techniques to the American civil rights movement, and helped mold Martin Luther King Jr. into an international symbol of peace and nonviolence. Five years in the making and the winner of numerous awards, Brother Outsider presents a feature-length documentary portrait, focusing on Rustin’s activism for peace, radical equality, economic justice and human rights.
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