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Documentary Screening "The Murder of Fred Hampton"

  • First Congregational Church of Christ 1126 Southwest Park Avenue Portland, OR, 97205 United States (map)

Join SURJ for a screening of "The Murder of Fred Hampton". 

"Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also documents his activities in organizing the Chapter, his public speeches, and the programs he founded for children during the last eighteen months of his life." -IMDb

Local African activist, Benny Justice will be speaking. He has been affiliated with Black Lives Matter and the All African People's Revolutionary Party. 

Please bring a snack/potluck item to share if you are able. However, if it's not possible for you, please still join us.

Event Schedule (may change):
2-2:15 Intro
2:15-3:45 Film
3:45-4 Break
4-4:30 Speaker/talk-back
4:30-5 Small group discussions

This event is hosted by:
members of Showing Up for Racial Justice
members of the SE Central Neighborhood Action Council
For White Accountability in Racial Dialogue
and First Congregational United Church of Christ

This space is wheelchair accesible.
There are bathrooms labeled mens/womens as well as a gender neutral bathroom. 
Please email if you have questions about accessibility or other questions about this event.