CCBA BLACK HISTORY MONTH SCREENING OF BROTHER OUTSIDER AND Q&A with the co- producer of the film, Bennett Singer

Wed, Feb 22, 2023, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CT

Steptoe & Johnson LLP
227 W. Monroe
4700
Chicago, IL 60606, United States (US)

22 Feb

About the Event

The Cook County Bar Association’s LGBTQ Section is pleased to announce a special Black History Month program to celebrate and reflect on the life and work of Bayard Rustin — a visionary activist and strategist described by TIME Magazine as “perhaps the most critical figure in the struggle for African- American dignity that many people have never heard of.”

A shortened version of the film will be screened over Zoom, followed by a Q&A discussion with the co-producer of the film, Bennett Singer. Following the screening, the full film will be available for viewing online through March 5, 2023.

Date: February 22, 2023
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Hybrid – Zoom Conference
or in-person option at Steptoe
& Johnson LLP—227 W
Monroe St., Suite 4700,
Chicago, IL 60606

RSVP REQUIRED

Location

Steptoe & Johnson LLP
227 W. Monroe
4700
Chicago, IL 60606, United States (US)

Date and Time

Wed, Feb 22, 2023, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CT

Sales Ended

Refund Policy

No refunds offered.

Organizer

Cook County Bar Association

Since its inception, the Cook County Bar Association (the “CCBA”) has been at the forefront of legal issues of concern to the Black community.  During the 1919 Chicago race riots, CCBA members defended Black residents who were unlawfully arrested and initiated civil lawsuits for damages.  For over 100 years, the CCBA has aggressively supported the civil, political, and economic rights of the Black community and its members.Through organized activities and individual contributions from its members, the CCBA has held various legal clinics and community forums at various sites and supported by renowned civil rights organizations including Rainbow PUSH, local chapters of the NAACP, and other local groups and churches.  The CCBA Foundation provides legal information, resources, and referrals through its monthly legal clinics.

Organizer

Cook County Bar Association

Since its inception, the Cook County Bar Association (the “CCBA”) has been at the forefront of legal issues of concern to the Black community.  During the 1919 Chicago race riots, CCBA members defended Black residents who were unlawfully arrested and initiated civil lawsuits for damages.  For over 100 years, the CCBA has aggressively supported the civil, political, and economic rights of the Black community and its members.Through organized activities and individual contributions from its members, the CCBA has held various legal clinics and community forums at various sites and supported by renowned civil rights organizations including Rainbow PUSH, local chapters of the NAACP, and other local groups and churches.  The CCBA Foundation provides legal information, resources, and referrals through its monthly legal clinics.