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SCPA Presents Documentary Titled - 13th
Thursday, July 06, 2017, 06:30pm - 09:00pm

13th

From Slave to Criminal With One Amendment

Join us as we view a special presentation:

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States, this documentary reveals the nation's history of racial inequality. The film explores the "intersection of peace, justice and mass incarceration." Directed by Ava DuVernay, 13th was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Oscars. It is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which freed slaves and prohibited slavery.

Speakers will include Michael Orlando, he represents the Rights Restoration Coalition. The petition to restore voting rights will be available. Introduction of Legal Defense Fund and opportunity to donate to the fund. 

Michael Bross, #1 criminal defense attorney for Brevard and Seminole Counties will speak. 

Mrs. Bentley, mother of young man in prison will be speaking along with Mr. Bross in regards to her son and the prisoner project. 

Popcorn, sodas and water will be available.

Free and open to the public

Location Front Street Civic Center, 2205 Front Street, Melbourne, FL 32901
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