Born In The Struggle is a documentary film that explores the personal accounts of children born to 1960s and 70s radical activists, including the Honorable Ras J. Baraka, Mayor of the City of Newark, among others. The film examines their reflections and ruminations on their childhood, the influences of their parents, and how the activism of their parents affected their life. Other notable subjects include Tupac Shakur, Ayanna Gregory, Fred Hampton Jr., Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Dave Chappelle.
Friday, June 16, 2017
6:00 – 7:00 pm reception with refreshments
7:00 – 9:00 pm screening and Q&A with director Kamasi Hill, PhD
Centennial Hall, Main Library
5 Washington Street, Newark
Free and open to the public
Born in the Struggle is a Black Bottom Productions presentation
This event is cosponsored by the Newark Public Library and the Friends of the James Brown African American Room.