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Africans at Work: Life & Labor in Africa & America film series Comments

The annual film series from the Labor Studies Program celebrates African-American History Month by showcasing important documentaries on the rapidly changing lives and labor of working people and working-class movements in America and Africa. Introductions and discussions led by Hofstra faculty and invited speakers.
 

Dates: Thursdays, February 14, 20 & 28, 2013

Slavery by Another Name will be shown on February 14 at 4:30 p.m.

New expose revealing how mass slavery in the U.S. persisted long after the Civil War.

 

At the River I Stand will be shown on February 20 at 3:00 p.m.

Martin Luther King’s last battle supporting striking low-wage workers in Memphis, ending with his assassination.

             

The Dark Side of Chocolate will be shown on February 28 at 12:45 p.m.

West African cocoa and the global fight against child labor.

 

All three films will be shown in the Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus



Admission: Free (no reservations required).

 
 
For more information, please contact the Labor Studies Program at 516-463-5040.
 
 
 
 

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Cost:

Free and open to the public

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Location:

Cultural Center Theater - Leo A. Guthart
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Labor Studies Program

Phone: 516-463-5040
Website: Click to Visit

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