Documentary Night at the ACLU of Ohio

Understand the Origin of Mass Incarceration. Visualize the 13th Amendment

Join the ACLU of Ohio to watch and discuss Ava Duvernay’s four-time Emmy Award winning documentary, “13th.” This screening will allow community members and ACLU staff to engage in a conversation about the prison industry, mass incarceration, and the systematic criminalization of African Americans.

The Prison Industrial Complex in the Land of the Free: A film screening of “13th”
Thursday, October 5, 5:30 p.m.
ACLU of Ohio
Max Wohl Civil Liberties Center
4506 Chester Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103

This enlightening documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, and argues that mass incarceration is the mechanism for modern day slavery. Katrice Williams, policy associate for the ACLU of Ohio and graduate of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, and Hana Abdur Rahim, activist with People Justice, will lead a discussion after the screening and touch on themes of power, race, and culture.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Visit the ACLU of Ohio website or call 216-472-2220.

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