“13th” free screening about slavery & 13th Amendment

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    When:
    June 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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    2018-06-06T19:30:00-07:00
    Where:
    Loft Cinema
    3233 E Speedway Blvd
    Tucson, AZ 85716
    USA

    13th

    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6 AT 5:30PM | FREE ADMISSION

    Part of the Art for Justice Film Series presented by The University of Arizona Poetry Center.

    In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the legacy of the thirteenth amendment of the Constitution of the United States, mapping the connection between the legacy of slavery and the criminalization of African Americans during U.S. prison boom. Hailed by the New York Times as “Powerful, infuriating…[Director] Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th will get your blood boiling.”

    13th

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for Tucsoncitizen.com for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).

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    1. Outstanding series all must see to understand where the American people find themselves today! Also, must see: “The House I Live In” – Eugene Jarecki, award-winning filmmaker.

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