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This Monday, you’re invited to Capitol Hill for a special screening of The Genius of Marian.

Washington, DC
Monday, January 26, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join us for a special congressional screening of The Genius of Marian at the Capitol Hill Visitor Center. Speakers will include David Hyde Pierce, actor and activist, Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich)Simon Kilmurry, executive producer of POV, Ed White, husband of Pamela White, and Devon White Angelini, daughter of Pamela White. The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and RSVP is required:


Then get ready for Black History Month in February with POV films highlighting the work of civil rights leaders and the movements they inspired. During his 60-year career as an activist, organizer and “troublemaker,” Bayard Rustin formulated many of the strategies that propelled the American civil rights movement. His work organizing the March on Washington was the crowning glory of his career, but his open homosexuality forced him to remain in the background. Celebrate his commitment to social justice and LGBT rights and watch Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin, now streaming here, on POV. You can also share this film, along with Revolution ’67, The Barber of Birmingham, or American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, with your school, library, or local community to celebrate this important commemorative month. Register to borrow these films for free screenings through our Community Network.

For those on the West Coast, check out this screening of Of Civil Wrongs and Rights at the University of Washington:

Seattle, WA
Friday, January 30, 2015 at 6:00pm
Join the College of Education at the University of Washington for a free screening of Of Civil Wrongs and Rights to honor Fred Korematsu’s life and legacy on his birthday. For more information, call (626) 512-3790.


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