NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Jackie Robinson Park

Back to Event List

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

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

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.

Location

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center in Jackie Robinson Park Accessible
85 Bradhurst Avenue
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Manhattan Recreation

Categories

Film, Black History Month

Directions to Jackie Robinson Park

Jackie Robinson Park Weather

  • Mon
    Sunny
    65°F
  • Tue
    Showers Likely
    69°F
  • Wed
    Slight Chc Showers
    61°F
  • Thu
    Sunny
    60°F

7-day forecast

Was this information helpful?