The Lovelle Mixon Story

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Film maker Sam Stoker's film focuses on March 21, 2009, when a shoot-out between a young man named Lovelle Mixon and members of the Oakland Police Department resulted in the death of Mixon  and four Oakland police officers. This documentary seeks to challenge the mainstream narrative of the shoot-out and shed light on the nature of racism in the contemporary United States. 

Film maker will hold Q&A after the showing.

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Upcoming Events

A Litany For Survival:
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Storytelling history of music BVHP
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2:00 pm
Bayview, Bayview Meeting Room

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Envisioning the Classics with Color
Through Thursday, May 25, 2017
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center
Barack Obama: A Legacy of Hope
Through Thursday, June 1, 2017
Main Library, African American Center
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