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July 21 @ 10:42 PM

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“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.”  –Thirteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution

 

13TH is a 2016 American documentary by director Ava DuVernay. Centered on race in the United States criminal justice system, the film is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which outlawed slavery. DuVernay’s documentary argues that slavery is being effectively perpetuated through mass incarceration.

 

FUREE will be hosting a screening for this documentary for youth and families, followed by a discussion and dinner.  Snacks and metro cards will also be provided.

RSVP to: Cadeem Gibbs-Youth Organizer (cadeem@furee.org or 347 998 5715)

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