The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights

Multicultural - Film/Video

Thursday, February 28, 2013
7:00 PM-8:40 PM

Clark University
Jefferson Building Rm. 218
950 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610
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Community Cinema Worcester will be screening our February featured film, The Powerbroker.

Whitney M. Young, Jr. was one of the most celebrated  and controversial  leaders of the civil rights era. The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights follows his journey from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League. Unique among black leaders, he took the fight directly to the powerful white elite, gaining allies in business and government, including three presidents.

Following the film will be a discussion including three panelist from the community:
Rev. Jose Encarnacion

Co-Minister Christian Community Church and ED of Shalom Center

This program is administered by the Worcester Arts Council, for the Local Cultural Council  an agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Gloria Hall

Joyce McNickles ED.D.
Educator and Consultant for McNickles and Associates

Cost: Free

Suggested Audiences: Middle School, High School, College, Adult, Elders

Phone: 781-913-4496

Last Modified: February 21, 2013 at 11:25 AM

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