Racial Justice Rising to hold free film screening

  • Organizers from Racial Justice Rising, on the corner of Main Street and Bank Row in Greenfield, holding signs promoting racial justice, prior to a meeting with the Human Rights Commission at the town hall, Monday, March 14. Recorder file photo

Recorder Staff
Monday, January 01, 2018

GREENFIELD — Racial Justice Rising will hold a screening of the documentary “13th” by filmmaker Ava DuVernay, followed by a facilitated discussion, as part of its free monthly program on Jan. 6.

In this film, DuVernay analyzes what she sees as the criminalization of African Americans and the United States prison boom. The screening will take place at the First Congregational Church, 43 Silver St., from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Light refreshments will be available and donations are welcome.

Childcare is available. Organizers ask those interested top RSVP with the number and ages of children to email@racialjusticerising.org. For more information, visit racialjusticerising.org.