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August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Conversations: The Black Radical Tradition Trailer from Ed Stokes on Vimeo.

CONVERSATIONS throws the doors wide open for the dialogue Americans are having with history. This epic documentary chronicles the African-American struggle for liberation in the United States from forgotten chapters of its colonial origins into a 21st century moment of mass reckoning. Conversations: first-hand accounts from legendary figures of the resistance who were driven by necessity to improve Black lives. Radical? Yes. Simple? Not at all.

The Black Radical Tradition includes everything from Pan-Africanism to Marxism to faith-based approaches.They all converge around the striving for freedom from institutional racism and women’s oppression that is expressed in everything from class inequality to police brutality. Learn how it all happened from the activists, revolutionaries, artists, and teachers of America’s Black resistance community-building movements. Feel passion and devotion, the heartbreak and fear, and the triumph and hope of those who risked everything to move history forward.The Black Radical Tradition is the resistance to the oppression of Black people worldwide. Join these Conversations and make up your own mind about what to do next.

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Date:
August 13
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Paul Robeson Screening Room
320 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018 United States
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347-695-1095
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