“Lessons from the 1963 Boycott:
Lessons from the 1963 Boycott: Chicago Struggles for Quality Education Then and Now
Join us on October 22nd, the 50th anniversary of the 1963 Boycott of Chicago Public Schools, when over 200,000 students protested segregationist policies. The evening features a sneak peek of Kartemquin’s documentary work-in-progress ’63 Boycott and a panel discussion with activists from then and now.
October 22nd, 2013
The DuSable Museum of African American History
740 East 56th Place, Chicago
Light refreshments will be served.
Co- sponsored by Kartemquin Films, Chicago Teachers Union, Education for Liberation Network, the DuSable Museum of African American History, the Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture at the University of Chicago, Black Youth Project, Crossroads Fund, Grassroots Collaborative, Young Chicago Authors, Chicago Grassroots Curriculum Taskforce, Human Rights Program at University of Chicago, Chicago Freedom School, Chicago Area Women’s History Council, Save Our Schools, Teachers for Social Justice, The Black Star Project
This project is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events