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Wilmington on Fire

  • Luminal Theater @ Richard Beavers Gallery 408 Marcus Garvey Boulevard Brooklyn, New York 11216 United States (map)

An in-depth chronicle of the Wilmington Massacre of 1898, a bloody attack on the African-American community by a heavily armed white mob with the support of the North Carolina Democratic Party on November 10, 1898 in the port city of Wilmington, NC. It is considered one of the very few examples of a violent overthrow of an existing government and left countless numbers of African-Americans dead and exiled from the city. This event was the springboard for the White Supremacy movement and Jim Crow segregation throughout the state of North Carolina and the American South.

Earlier Event: October 4
Little White Lie
Later Event: October 17
One False Move - Free Screening