The Wright Museum

Nation Time | Film Screening and Panel Discussion on October 25, 2018 at 6 PM


The only film record of the historic First National Black Political Convention held in Gary, Indiana, in 1972. It features Jesse Jackson, Dick Gregory, Coretta Scott King, Richard Hatcher, Amiri Baraka, Congressman Charles Diggs, and many other political leaders, artists and activists representing a broad spectrum of political thought. This is a one hour re-edited version of the original 90 minute film. Narrated by Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte.

The free public screening will be held in the General Motors Theater.