"More Than a Riot: Joyce Ann Gaines Story" screening on Watts Riots of 1965

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"More Than a Riot: Joyce Ann Gaines Story" screening on Watts Riots of 1965

Time: August 15, 2015 from 2pm to 6pm
Location: mayme clayton library and museum
Street: 4130 Overland Avenue
City/Town: Culver City
Website or Map: http://claytonmuseum.org/even…
Phone: 310-202-1647
Event Type: screening
Organized By: Mayme Clayton Library and Museum
Latest Activity: Aug 14, 2015

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The Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum, in association with the Watts Towers Arts Center, will be commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 Watts Riots with a variety of programs in August. Here is an opportunity to revisit the uprising and learn from its aftermath as America in 2015 continues to struggle with the prevalence of African American victims of police brutality, demands for civil rights and equal justice, and institutional racism.


Were you in Southern California in mid-August 1965? Do you remember the Watts Rebellion? Tell us about it.
Email your story, along with your name and telephone number, to maymeclaytonpr@gmail.com

August 15, 2015 2 PM Film Screening: "More Than A Riot: The Joyce Ann Gaines Story"
Film Screening and panel discussion led by King Carter, MCLM Board Member

Followed by a Reception

Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum
4130 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230

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