NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

CANCELLED: Arts, Cuture & Fun Presents: The Powerbroker, by Bonnie Boswell

Wednesday, February 20, 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.

Please note: this event has been cancelled.

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.


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



Event Organizer

Manhattan Borough Office, Jackie Robinson

Contact Number

(212) 408-0243

Contact Email


Film, Black History Month

Additional Media

Search Events

Time of Day

Was this information helpful?