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Black History Month Movie Series – The First Rainbow Coalition

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
Beadle Center Room: E-103
Additional Info: BEAD
Contact: Kevin Reese, kreese5@unl.edu
In 1969, the Chicago Black Panther Party began to form a multi-ethnic coalition with the Young Lords Organization and the Young Patriots. Banding together in one of the most segregated cities in post-war America, the Rainbow Coalition changed the face of 1960s Chicago politics and created an organizing model for future activists and politicians.

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