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KRCU To Host Free Film Screening

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Join KRCU, WSIU-TV, and the Cape Girardeau Public Library for a free Indie Lens Pop-Up screening and discussion of the PBS Independent Lens film "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution." This film revisits the turbulent 1960s, when a revolutionary culture emerged with the Black Panther Party at the forefront. Filmmaker Stanley Nelson tells the vibrant story of a pivotal movement that feels timely all over again.

Discussion moderators include Lloyd Williams, Vice President, NAACP – Cape Girardeau; Carl Kinnison, Instructor, Criminal Justice & Sociology, SEMO and former Cape Girardeau Chief of Police; Dr. Hamner Hill, Chair, Political Science, Philosophy & Religion, SEMO; and Dr. Morris Jenkins, Dean, College of Health & Human Services, SEMO.

Cup ’N’ Cork in Cape Girardeau is providing a light soup supper. Audience members will be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card.

The event takes place January 21 at 6:00 p.m. at the Cape Public Library. Please RSVP online at http://bit.ly/black_panthers_cape or contact the Cape Library at (573) 334-5279.