[act-ma] 4/13 Passage at St. Augustine: Film Screening Rescheduled

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Fri Apr 7 13:02:34 PDT 2017

Passage at St. Augustine: Film Screening and Discussion with filmmaker

Clennon L. King, Civil Rights Veteran Mimi Jones who is featured in the

*Long before there was a Black Lives Matter Movement in places like
Cleveland, Ferguson and Baltimore, there were black activists in the
tourist town of St. Augustine, Florida.

*The award-winning documentary Passage at St. Augustine tells their
story, and establishes St. Augustine as the most violent Civil Rights
campaign of the entire Movement. Viewers enter a time machine and are
transported to the 'Nation's Oldest City' to hear first-hand from those
who fought the 18-month battle that led directly to the passage of the
landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964.

*With brief introductory remarks, documentary filmmaker Clennon L. King
segues into facilitating a larger conversation on race and history in
America, rounding out the program with a spirited question and answer
session with Civil Rights veteran Mimi Jones, featured in the film.

*THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017, 6 – 7:30 P.M.

*Where Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library
65 Warren Street
Boston MA 02116
Location Dudley
Neighborhood Roxbury
Type of Event Film, Talks & Lectures
Cost Free
Audience Teens (Ages 13-18), Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College
Students, Seniors, Families, Businesses, Visitors
Link *


*Passage At St. Augustine - Film & Discussion Program On Race & History
- Documentary Screening & Discussion Program*

*Learn more about the award-winning film 'Passage at St. Augustine,' the
documentary screening & discussion program on race.*



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