Film: Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement

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A screening followed by a bridge building discussion with filmmaker Ralph L. Crowder III and with a live Hip Hop performance by Son of Nun.
June 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
UDC 4200 Conn Ave, NW, Blg 41, Rm A-03

A fergusonfilm“Hands Up Don’t Shoot Our Youth Movement,” a documentary film produced by Ralph L. Crowder III… On the day of Mike Brown’s funeral in Ferguson, MO, there was an atmosphere of rest and calm in the people’s struggle for justice. It created a unique opportunity for Freedom Radio News & Culture Television Network to engage a needed Black perspective of media communication in which a video camera was on and captured a wide range of voices. The input on the death of Mike Brown and the uprising of young black youth is a centerpiece of discussion in this very important news documentary regarding the climate and conditions of Ferguson, MO (Anywhere U.S.A.).

Following the film will be a discussion with the filmmaker, organiziners in Baltimore giving an update about what is happening there and to discuss ways build the strong national protracted struggle needed for survival.

There will also be live Hip Hop performance by Baltimore based artists, Son of Nun.

Panelists:

Ralph L. Crowder III, filmmaker and Freedom Radio News & Culture Television Network.
Ameejill Whitlock, moderator and Baltimore organizer with Jericho Movement and Political Prisoner Radio.
Co-sponsors: Institute for Policy Studies, Parallel Film Collective, WPFW 89.3 FM, DC Ferguson, All-African People’s Revolutionary Party, Africa World Now Project, and We Act Radio 1480 FM.

A $10 donation is suggested to cover travel and other cost of the event but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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