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Truth to Power: Unapologetically Black Voices in Civic Leadership

October 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Witness local and nationwide history being made through the story of one man—Seattle Black Panther captain, Aaron Dixon—and the enduring legacy of Black Power.

Join us for the documentary My People Are Rising and short film Sincerely, The Black Kids. Stay to discuss the impact of Seattle’s Black Panther Party on its 50th anniversary and the institutional challenges that black student leaders face on mostly white college campuses today. Speakers include Aaron Dixon, founder of Seattle’s Black Panther party at age 19; community leader and educator Omari Amili; and Tony Benton, Station Manager for RainierAvenueRadio.World.

(Rafael Flores, USA, 60 min)

Sponsored by the Northwest African American Museum

General Admission: $15 | Senior/Student/Low-Income: $10 | BUY TICKETS

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Sincerely, the Black Kids

Sincerely, the Black KidsFollow the stories of black student leaders from colleges around the country that are becoming battlegrounds for racial politics and agendas. Sometimes, they say, it IS because you’re black.

(Miles Iton, USA, 35 min)


My People Are Rising Poster


October 6, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Northwest African American Museum
2300 S Massachusetts Street
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
(206) 518-6000