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Justice is a Black Woman – Film Screening and Discussion
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The Metropolitan Black Bar Association Co-Presents “Justice is a Black Woman: The Life and Work of Constance Baker- Motley” – Film Screening and Discussion

3/13/2014
When: 3/13/2014
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Where: New York Law School
185 West Broadway (Between Worth and Leonard Streets)
New York, New York 
United States

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Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: New York Law School, 185 West Broadway (Between Worth and Leonard Streets), NY, NY
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Join us at for a film screening and lively discussion of the life and work of the Honorable Constance Baker Motley. Judge Motley was an "invisible” activist, a change agent, and a leader, who made significant contributions to the success of the Civil Rights Movement. In addition to being the first African-American woman to be a State Senator, Manhattan Borough President, or a federal judge, Motley also wrote the original complaint for Brown v. the Board of Education, and fought for desegregation as part of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. This film studies her role in the Movement and examines her life and career in the context of women’s agency and leadership. "Justice Is A Black Woman: The Life and Work of Constance Baker Motley" was recognized as the "Best Higher Education Film of 2012;” the "Best Documentary” at the St Tropez International Film Festival; and nominated for "Best Historical Documentary” at the National Academy Of Television Arts & Sciences. This event is free and all are welcome to attend.


Please direct any questions regarding the event to MBBA at info@mbbanyc.org.