Film screening of The 13th


“Come watch this stunning documentary from Ana DuVernay, director of Selma and Queen Sugar, on the criminalization of Black America and the rise of mass incarceration.

The film will be followed by a panel discussion.

Co-sponsors: NAACP Tucson Branch, Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance Community Action Team, YWCA of Southern Arizona”

Hosted by American Friends Service Committee – Arizona.

13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

The 13th Amendment to the Constitution declared that “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” Formally abolishing slavery in the United States, the 13th Amendment was passed by the Congress on January 31, 1865, and ratified by the states on December 6, 1865.

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