Black Displacement Double Feature

mult., 2018/1964   |    01/26 8:00pm

Venue: 1652 Ridge Ave (Francisville)

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Join the South Philly Autonomous Cinema on 1/26 at 8PM for a double feature on Black displacement in the USA. You will hear about current housing justice campaigns in South Philadelphia as well.

Take this Hammer (1964) - Presented by James Baldwin and San Francisco’s public radio, KQED. Follow him as he talks about 1960’s urban renewal projects and their negative effects on the Black community in San Francisco.

Out of the Way: The Gentrification of Francisville Philadelphia (2018) - Hear residents talks about displacement pressures in Francisville in the 2010s. Hear them diagnose how real estate interests and the police collaborated to systematically target and remove the Black community from Francisville. We expect some residents to be able to attend as well.

$5-10 donation, no one turned away.