The Anti-Defamation League and Scottsdale Community College presents the The Many Faces of Hate Film & Speaker Series.
To be followed by public discussion.
In 1965, filmmaker Frank De Felitta made a documentary film for NBC News about the changing times in the American South and the tensions of life in the Mississippi Delta during the civil rights struggle. The film was broadcast in May of 1966 and outraged many Southern viewers, in part, because it included an extraordinary scene featuring a local African-American waiter named Booker Wright. Wright, who worked at a local "whites only" restaurant in Greenwood MS, went on record to deliver a stunning, heartfelt and inflammatory monologue exploding the myth about who he was and how he felt about his position serving the local white community. The fallout for Booker Wright was extreme: He lost his job, and was beaten and ostracized by those that considered him "one of their own." Forty-five years after Booker's television appearance, Frank De Felitta's son, director Raymond De Felitta.
Turquoise Room is across from the Bookstore.
Parking in Lots A or B.
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Meet other Liberal, "left leaning," like-minded ladies. Let's get together for food, fun and events around the valley. Ideas for new meetups are always encouraged! You may notice events are not scheduled in many parts of the Valley. We are seeking Assistant Organizers to enable more women to participate with ease. If you are interested in becoming an Assistant Organizer, please email our Organizers Michelle, Barbara, or Leslie. Our group is strictly social in nature and is not intended for business networking purposes.