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«March On Washington Film Festival»  Closing Ceremony

  • Smithsonian National Museum of American History 14th St and Constitution Ave Washington USA (map)

A night celebrating the first wave of Black mayors in major US cities, starting with LA’s Tom Bradley, the subject of BRIDGING THE DIVIDE: TOM BRADLEY AND THE POLITICS OF RACE. The film tells the story of the Los Angeles Mayor—the nation’s first African-American mayor elected in an overwhelmingly white city. Mayor for an unprecedented 20 years, Tom Bradley transformed the city of Los Angeles into a world-class metropolis and became a formidable force for change in American politics.

Tickets: Free with Reservation

Later Event: August 14
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