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BPPFF10: Marcus Garvey: Look For Me In the Whirlwind

  • Maysles Cinema 343 Lenox Avenue New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)
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Presented by the NY Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee

Dedicated to #10 of Black Panther Party 10 Point Program
We Want Land, Bread, Housing, Education, Clothing, Justice And Peace.

Marcus Garvey: Look For Me In the Whirlwind
Stanley Nelson, 2002, 90 min


This powerful installment in PBS's "American Experience" series chronicles the dramatic rise and fall of Marcus Garvey, a Jamaican-born activist who immigrated to the United States and set up headquarters for the Universal Negro Improvement Association. The program compiles film footage, photographs and writings of the era and includes interviews with the descendants of men and women who aligned themselves with Garvey's movement.

Panel discussion with Sekou Odinga former Political Prisoner, moderated by Cyril “Bullwhip” Inns Jr. of the Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee.