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’63 Boycott: A 55th Anniversary Film Screening & Conversation

October 22, 2018, 5 to 7 p.m. CST
Metropolitan Planning Council

On October 22, 1963, more than 250,000 students boycotted the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to protest racial segregation. Join MPC and Kartemquin Films for a screening of '63 Boycott, a documentary about this historic moment. The program will feature an after-film discussion with Tracye A. Matthews, Producer, ‘63 BoycottPemon Rami, film producer & director and organizer of the 1968 CPS student walkout; and a current CPS student activist. WBEZ Reporter Sarah Karp will moderate the conversation. 

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