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November 2019

A Screening of ’13th’

November 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bellwood Public Library, 600 Bohland Avenue
Bellwood, IL United States

The library will host a screening of the 2016 documentary “13th” by filmmaker Ava DuVernay. The film explores the “intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States.”  A discussion will follow the screening. This book aligns with One Book, One Proviso’s focus on social justice-oriented themes that relate to Fred Hampton’s and the Black Panthers’ legacy.

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‘Black Against Empire’ Discussion Series | Maywood (Part 3)

November 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Avenue
Maywood, IL United States

This is the final part of a three-part discussion series that the Maywood Public Library will host on the One Book, One Proviso selection from September through November. 

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Screening of ‘The Angola 3

November 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Avenue
Maywood, IL United States

This is the first of two screenings of the documentary “The Angola 3: Black Panthers and the Last Slave Plantation” by the Maywood Public Library.  From snagfilms.com: "THE ANGOLA 3: BLACK PANTHERS AND THE LAST SLAVE PLANTATION tells the gripping story of Robert King Wilkerson, Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox, men who have endured solitary confinement longer then any known living prisoner in the United…

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‘Black Against Empire’ Discussion Series | Broadview (Part 3)

November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Broadview Public Library, 2226 16th Avenue
Broadview, IL United States

This is the final part of the three-part Black Against Empire discussion series hosted by the Broadview Public Library that will be held on Thursday evenings throughout September, October and November. Dr. Quincy Johnson will lead interactive discussions on the One Book, One Proviso selection.  Please note that the location is subject to change, since the library is currently under construction. Visit the library’s website…

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Screening of ‘The Angola 3’

November 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maywood Public Library, 121 S. 5th Avenue
Maywood, IL United States

This is the first of two screenings of the documentary “The Angola 3: Black Panthers and the Last Slave Plantation” by the Maywood Public Library.  From snagfilms.com: “THE ANGOLA 3: BLACK PANTHERS AND THE LAST SLAVE PLANTATION tells the gripping story of Robert King Wilkerson, Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox, men who have endured solitary confinement longer then any known living prisoner in the United States.…

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