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A Celebration of History: A Journey in Four Parts – A Tribute to Men

Date
February 18
Time
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost
Free
Site
http://ebonyrep.org

Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis. In 1965, the historic Selma March known as Bloody Sunday was a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement. John Lewis — now a revered US Congressman, then a young student — co-led hundreds of peaceful marchers seeking voting rights for African Americans in the South. When they came face-to-face with a wall of club-wielding Alabama state troopers, Lewis took a steadfast, non-violent stand and inspired his followers to do the same. The film is a riveting portrayal of John Lewis’ personal journey of courage, searing disappoints, and hard-won triumphs, as over the decades he inspires others to stand up and Get in the Way. Contact theater for tickets.

Location

The Nate Holden Performing Arts Center
4718 W. Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States
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Phone:
323.964.9766
Website:
www.ebonyrep.org/nhpac.html

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