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The First Rainbow Coalition Film Screening

Presented by Esperanza Peace and Justice Center at Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, San Antonio TX

Jan 11 2020
The First Rainbow Coalition Film Screening

The First Rainbow Coalition tells the movement’s little-known story through rare archival footage and interviews with former coalition members in the present-day.

In 1969, the Chicago Black Panther Party, notably led by the charismatic Fred Hampton, began to form alliances across lines of race and ethnicity with other community-based movements in the city, including the Latino group the Young Lords Organization and the working-class young southern whites of the Young Patriots. Finding common ground, these disparate groups banded together in one of the most segregated cities in postwar America to collectively confront issues such as police brutality and

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 2102280201

Email: pr@esperanzacenter.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Q&A session after film with film Director Ray Santisteban

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

VIDEOS

  • The First Rainbow Coalition Trailer

LOCATION

Esperanza Peace and Justice Center

922 San Pedro, San Antonio, TX 78212

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