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Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: The Powerbroker by Bonnie Boswell

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

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Arts, Culture & Fun presents a screening of The Powerbroker by Bonnie Boswell part of Independent Lens, an Emmy® Award-winning weekly series airing on PBS.

Whitney Young was one of the major leaders of the civil rights movement. A man of great intellect and charm, he moved comfortably through the inner sanctums of power, working tirelessly to open opportunities for African Americans at a time when segregation was still a powerful force in many American institutions. Yet, today he is not as well remembered as other civil rights leaders, despite his many achievements on behalf of African Americans. The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights tells the story of this great, unsung hero of the civil rights movement, a man who practiced Black Power in a radically different way.

Please note: this event has been re-scheduled from February 20, 2013.


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There are reduced hours at NYC Parks' Recreation Centers over the holidays. On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, Recreation Centers open at the normal time, but close at 5 p.m. On Christmas Day and New Year's Day, Recreation Centers are closed. For more information, please visit the holiday schedule link featured on each Recreation Center's homepage under "Holidays".
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