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This month, remember
the life and legacy of Representative John Lewis—Freedom Rider and
Congressman, Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree and the conscience
of a nation—who served the cause of social justice for decades,
both as an elected representative and as a groundbreaking activist
whose fervent belief in getting into “good trouble, necessary trouble”
for the cause of racial equality changed our nation.
Join audiences from
across the country for a nationwide watch of the riveting new
documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble followed by a live virtual
panel on Monday, September 21, @7PM featuring the film’s director
and civil rights advocates as they talk about Representative Lewis’s
legacy of fearless protest and how we can keep his campaign for justice
First, rent the film
directly from Magnolia Pictures herefor
$12. This rental allows you exclusive access to two other videos: Film
of an interview Congressman Lewis gave to Oprah Winfrey shortly before
his death earlier this year, as well as a one-hour panel, recorded in
July, between the film’s director, Dawn Porter, and two of the other
original Freedom Riders, Dr. Bernard Lafayette and Dr. Rip Patton. Your
rental also includes a $5 donation to us!
Then, on Monday,
September 21, @7PM, join us for a live virtual panel with director Dawn
Porter, Ras J. Baraka, Mayor of Newark, NJ, Khalil Gibran
Muhammad, Professor of History, Race and Public Policy at Harvard
Kennedy School and Director of the Institutional Antiracism and
Accountability Project, and Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of
the Smithsonian Institution. US Senator from New Jersey, Cory Booker,
will provide opening remarks.