Apr

Film Screening:“Fruitvale Station” and Q&A with Oscar Grant’s uncle, Cephus Johson

SAN RAFAEL- As part of Dominican University of California's community engagement initiative entitled "DEMOCRACY AND EQUITY," Dominican is screening Fruitvale Station, a biographical drama based on the events that led to Oscar Grant's death at the hands of a police officer at the Fruitvale Bart station in Oakland. Cephus Johnson ("Uncle Bobby" & "The People's Uncle") is a prominent and award-winning social justice activist who has founded two social justice organizations and served as a consultant in the making of Fruitvale Station.  He considers "ending police brutality and supporting families who have suffered at the hands of police his life’s work, and he deeply believes that when families work together, families heal together creating lasting sustainable change.”

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:30-8:30pm

Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Avenue Angelico Hall
San Rafael, CA 94901

For more information, visit: http://www.dominican.edu/academics/ahss/democracy-and-equity-initiative or contact Laura Stivers, Dean of Dominican's School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences laura.stivers@dominican.edu

DEMOCRACY AND EQUITY INITIATIVE: CONVERSATIONS ON RACE & ETHNICITY is a Humanities For All Quick Grant funded project. Please visit our website to learn more about California Humanities programs.

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