Friday, Nov 15, 6-8 PM

FIlm: The First Rainbow Coalition

Ashé Cultural Arts Center
Getting there
1712 Oretha C Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA

by Ray Santisteban (TRT: 56 minutes) In 1969, the Chicago Black Panther Party began to form alliances with the Latinx Young Lords Organization and the white southern Young Patriots. Banding together in one of the most segregated cities in post-war America, the Rainbow Coalition changed the face of 1960s Chicago politics and created an organizing model for future activists and politicians.