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Kingston: Film and discussion introducing new film series - "Who is Jim Crow?"

Date : 28 October 2013       From : 7:00pm   To : 9:00pm    iCal Google Calendar
Category : Race Issues Location : 12401

Event Description :
The "Who is Jim Crow?" Film Series will be presenting several relevant and inspiring works on how Jim Crow, past and present, has affected people of color and the entire U.S. The films will be shown at New Progressive Baptist Church on Monday evenings, with exact dates to be announced.

This first event will include a discussion led by Odell Winfield, founder of ENJAN (End the New Jim Crow Action Network); and Pastor G. Modele Clarke (New Progressive Baptist Church).

Film: "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness" (2012, a little over 60 minutes)

A videotaped talk delivered at the Abyssinian Baptist Church, NYC in January 2012. Alexander's Book, "The New Jim Crow" has spearheaded a nationwide movement to end mass incarceration and the racial caste system it has created.

Upcoming films to include:
  • "The House I Live In"
  • "Slavery By Another Name"
  • "Herman's House"
  • "The Mighty Times: The Children's March"
  • "Broken on All Sides"

    The recommended audience age is from high school students through adult.

    Light refreshments will be available.

    "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." --MLK, Jr.

    Cost: Free.

    New Progressive Baptist Church
    8 Hone St
    Kingston, NY 12401
    Map and directions:

    Contact: Odell Winfield at the below email address, or 914 388-3092.

    Sponsored by: End the New Jim Crow Action Network (ENJAN, pronounced "engine") is a group of Hudson Valley residents working locally to "... end the era of mass incarceration in this country."; New Progressive Baptist Church; Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Kingston, Social Justice Committee; Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Task Force to End the New Jim Crow; Citizen Action, Hudson Valley.

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