For All Points-Of-The-View.
Time: February 12, 2013 at 6pm to February 16, 2013 at 7pm
Location: Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center ( Formerly The Audubon Ballroom) 3940 Broadway (btwn W 165th/166th Streets)New York, NY 10032 Tel: 212.568.1341 firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Type: film, screening:, slavery, by, another, name
Organized By: Lesley Gist
Latest Activity: Feb 13, 2013
The Gist of Freedom is pleased to present in partnership with The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial & Educational Center and ILyasah Shabazz Enterprises: A Historic Film Screening "Slavery By Another Name" with Award Winning Filmmaker, Sam Pollard, Host, Ilyasah Al-Shabazz, Panelists Michael Coard, Chet Whye, Dr.Walter Greason, Stephanie James Wilson and moderator Roy R. Paul! Screening: Slavery By Another Name! Saturday February 16 @ 7pm ~
Slavery By Another Name: Reveals a dirty secret, after slavery was declared unconstitutional the South used forced Black labor to re-build!
The Thirteenth Amendment, in 1863, abolished slavery, however a caveat within it "except as a punishment for crime" allowed Slavers to continue slavery by another name "Convict Leasing". Blacks were unjustly convicted of crimes, "The Black Codes" no matter how insignificant — were forced to work on Chain Gangs. Click, View and Share The flier~ www.MalcolmXfilms.com -Saturday February 16th 7Pm
Blacks were unjustly convicted of crimes, "The Black Codes" no matter how insignificant — were forced to work on Chain Gangs. Prior to 1863, the passage of Thirteenth Amendment, in 1850 a new law, The Fugitive Slave Law was enacted to spread and continue slavery not just in the North but to future generations.