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  • Through Conflict to Negotiation

    Through Conflict to Negotiation

    September 23rd, 7pm

    Through Conflict to Negotiation (1968)
    Discussion with Free the People ROC
    Filmed by media activist Bonnie Sherr Klein in Rochester in 1967/68, Through Conflict to Negotiation follows community organizer Saul Alinsky and Rochester’s Black-led community organization, FIGHT (Freedom, Independence, God, Honor, Today) as they confront Kodak on its legacy of racist hiring practices.
    This screening will be followed by a discussion with members of Free the People ROC focused on the legacy of FIGHT, how media can be used as a tool for activism, and building a community organization in Rochester today.