After an intense period anti-racism struggles in the Netherlands, and the current massive Ferguson protests in the US we bring you a screening of THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975. The film features candid interviews with the movement’s most explosive revolutionary minds, including Angela Davis, Bobby Seale, Stokely Carmichael, and Kathleen Cleaver.
The film explores the community, people and radical ideas of the movement. Music by Questlove and Om’Mas Keith, and commentary from and modern voices including Erykah Badu, Harry Belafonte, Talib Kweli, and Melvin Van Peebles give the historical footage a fresh sound and make THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-75 an exhilarating, unprecedented account of an American revolution.
After screening we will discuss the successes and failures of the Black Power Movement, and its relevance for anti-racism struggles today.