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13th Screening (NYC)

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Catch a screening of the widely acclaimed documentary 13th on February 7.

In filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s Academy Award-nominated documentary 13th, the number 13 refers to the 13th amendment to the Constitution which outlawed slavery. Through this riveting documentary, DuVernay explores whether mass incarceration is an extension of slavery.

Join the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Counseling Center, and Black Student Union for a screening of 13th, which delves into the connection between the US criminal justice system and the history of race, on Tuesday, February 7, from 3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m. in the Bianco Room. The screening will be followed by a discussion moderated by professors Jessica Lavariega-Monforti and Tamara Kelly.

For more information, contact Jonelle James at, Denise Santiago, PhD, at (212) 346-1546, or Raziyah Eure at