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Wed, Feb 28

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New Orleans

Film Screening: "At The River I Stand"

Memphis, Spring 1968, marked the climax of the Civil Rights movement. "At The River I Stand" vividly portrays the intersection of economic and civil rights, strategy debates, African American inclusion in American life, and the quest for dignity among public employees and the working class.

Film Screening: "At The River I Stand"
Film Screening: "At The River I Stand"

Time & Location

Feb 28, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

New Orleans, 636 N Broad St, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA

About the event

"At The River I Stand" is a documentary that chronicles the pivotal events of the Memphis Sanitation Strike in 1968, which became a defining moment in the Civil Rights movement. The film explores the interconnectedness of economic and civil rights, the strategies employed for social change, and the fight for African American inclusion and dignity in American society, particularly within the workforce. Through archival footage and interviews, it offers a compelling narrative of courage, unity, and the pursuit of justice during a turbulent time in American history.  We will have discussions after the movie and answer quetions as well.  

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