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Crawford: The Man the South Forgot - Juneteenth Film & Panel Discussion
Juneteenth Film and Discussion about a wealthy Black businessman lynched in 1916. His descendant retrace his life and seek reparations.
In commemoration of Juneteenth SABIFF presents a film and panel that intersects with a history plagued with injustice, that connects to the present's need for justice.
Illinois native Doria Dee Johnson journeys to her ancestors' hometown in South Carolina to retrace the last days in the life of her great-great-grandfather, Anthony Crawford. Anthony Crawford was an African American Businessman and community leader who owned a thriving 427-acre cotton farm in Abbeville, South Carolina. Crawford'sView more
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Additional time info:
This event will replay on Juneteenth, June 19th at 12:00 noon central standard time til 1:30 pm. The film is 27 minutes and the discussion is 50 minutes
Post Production Discussion Panel includes:
Rev. Dr. Waltrina Middleton, Dir. Community Renewal Society, Activist
Rev. Dr. Linda E. Thomas, Historian, Theologian, Author, Activist
Tiffany Blackman - Co-Producer/Editor, HOBO Films
Phillip Crawford, Great-Great Grandson of Anthony Crawford