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Film Screening – The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords

Saturday | February 18, 2023
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Location: Rines Auditorium
Audience: Adults

A Black reporter interviews a delivery driver from the Pittsburgh Courier

Join us on Saturday, February 18th for a screening of Stanley Nelson Jr.’s 1998 film The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords.

This award-winning documentary tells the story of photographers and reporters from African-American newspapers, who toiled on the front lines to give voice to a culture disenfranchised by white media. Nelsons’ film highlights early prominent figures from the Black press in America, examining the legacies and historic significance of the papers they created.

This screening is free and open to the public.