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The First Rainbow Coalition

Date/Time

Nov 23, 2019
07:00 PM until 09:00 PM

Description

 

 

“The First Rainbow Coalition” Screening Saturday, November 23, 2019, Potluck at 6:00 PM, film at 7:00 PM, in the Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse, 539 County Route 13, Old Chatham, NY, across from Pitt Hall Road and Powell House.

 

In 1969, the Chicago Black Panther Party began to form a multi-ethnic coalition with the Latinx Young Lords Organization and the Young Patriots, a Southern White Organization. Banding together to fight police brutality and substandard housing in one of the most segregated cities in post-war America, the Rainbow Coalition changed the face of 1960s Chicago politics and created an organizing model for future activists and politicians.  Eloquent and seamless, the film brings to life a history resonant today, and will promote dialogue not just about the 1960s, but about urgent contemporary discussions on race and class in the United States. This film is co-presented with WMHT Public Media.

 

Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served and a moderated discussion will follow. For more information call 518-610-3735.  For directions:  www.oldchathamquakers.org

 

 

Cost

free

Location

View map Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse
539 County Route 13
Old Chatham, NY

Additional Information

Sponsor

Old Chatham Quaker Meetinghouse

Phone

518-610-3735

Contact name

Bob Elmendorf

Contact email

poet2277@gmail.com

County:

Columbia

Neighborhood:

Chatham

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