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POV Film: Whose Streets?

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The public is invited to view the POV film “WhoseStreets?” by Sabaah Folayan & Damon Davis, Wednesday, March 10, 7:00 pm on the Mason CountyDistrict Library Kanopy video platform with Zoom discussion during andfollowing the film.  

“WhoseStreets?” is an unflinching look at the Ferguson, Missouri uprising and theyouth-driven movement it energized. Michael Brown, an unarmedteenager, is killed by Ferguson police and left in the street for hours. Hisdeath ignited a local and national outcry. “Whose Streets?” follows the youngactivists in Ferguson who risk their lives in the #BlackLivesMatter movement.Police escalation and the non-indictment of Darren Wilson unite the Fergusoncommunity to fight for racial justice and fair policing policies.  

Participants will need a Mason County District Libraryaccount in order to view the free film on Kanopy.  The Zoom meeting link will be shared on ourwebsite and Facebook prior to the event. This is the first of a racial equity documentaryseries that will run on the second Wednesday of the month through 2021. 

Look for future programs throughout 2021 under the banner“Engaging for Equity,” a collaboration between the Manistee Area Racial Justiceand Diversity Initiative, Mason County District Library, and West ShoreCommunity College.  In 2021, the group will present the RacialEquity Series, programming that encourages learning and discussion tofurther the cause of racial equity in Manistee and Mason Counties.  

Formore information about Engaging for Equity and the upcoming series of events,visit our Facebook page “Engaging for Equity,” or contact Renee Snodgrass at(231) 843-5869 or rsnodgrass@westshore.edu. For more information about the Manistee Area Racial Justice &Diversity Initiative, visit the MARJDI Facebook page, or contact JeanneButterfield, jbutterfield2@gmail.com, Lisa Allen, lisa@bfallen.com, or Shirley Madden, gspmadden@gmail.com

Thisevent is free and open to the public. MCDLibrary.org.

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Date:
March 10
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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