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WHOSE STREETS Film Screening and Q&A

  • African American Museum in Philadelphia 701 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA, 19106 United States (map)

As part of this year’s MLK Weekend Celebration sponsored by Citizens Bank, AAMP invites you to join us for a free screening of the 2017 documentary, Whose Streets?

Told by the activists and leaders who live and breathe this movement for justice, Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising. When unarmed teenager Michael Brown is killed by police and left lying in the street for hours, it marks a breaking point for the residents of St. Louis, Missouri. Grief, long-standing racial tensions and renewed anger bring residents together to hold vigil and protest this latest tragedy. Empowered parents, artists, and teachers from around the country come together as freedom fighters. As the national guard descends on Ferguson with military grade weaponry, these young community members become the torchbearers of a new resistance. Filmmakers Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis know this story because they have lived the story. Whose Streets? is a powerful battle cry from a generation fighting, not for their civil rights, but for the right to live.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the screening will be followed a moderated community reflection with culture expert and media personality Stephanie Renee, CEO of First Degree Consulting Erica Atwood, along with organizer and youth advocate Gabriel Bryant.

This event is presented as part of AAMP’s MLK Weekend Celebration sponsored by Citizens Bank. You can learn more at

Earlier Event: January 18
Later Event: January 21
Keynote Q&A with Alejandro Danois