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Screening & Discussion - POV: Whose Streets?
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POV: Whose Streets? Photo: Magnolia Pictures

Screening & Discussion - POV: Whose Streets?

Chicago Public Library | Carter G. Woodson Regional Branch
9525 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60628
event date: 
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Join us for a screening of Whose Streets?, a film that tells the gripping story of a seminal civil rights event in the summer of 2014: the Ferguson, Missouri uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and his body is left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for St. Louis County and its African American residents. This documentary, a tale told from the point of view of the activists and leaders central to the resistance, takes an unflinching look at a community driven over the edge, desperate to assert their right to live.

This is a free event.