BlackBuster, a group of local BIPOC youth, will be hosting a screening of ‘Selma,’ followed by a panel discussion on racial injustice. (Provided by Zara Chaudhry)

BlackBuster, a group of local BIPOC youth, will be hosting a screening of ‘Selma,’ followed by a panel discussion on racial injustice. (Provided by Zara Chaudhry)

Local group of BIPOC youth host drive-in movie, panel discussion on racial injustice

The event will take place on Aug. 15 at Legacy Drive-In

A local group of BIPOC youth will be hosting a drive-in movie screening and panel discussion on Saturday (Aug. 15) at Legacy Drive-In.

From 8 to 11:30 p.m., BlackBuster will be hosting the screening of ‘Selma,’ followed by a discussion around racial injustice.

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A panel of local community leaders, activists and organizers including Parker Johnson, Table Talk creator; Ariel Reyes, Palenke Greens creator; and Lisa Gunderson of One Love Consulting (moderated by Pam Buisa) will discuss “Racial Justice: Organizing from the Roots.” Attendees will be car-viewing and can tune in through their vehicle’s radio.

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The panel will also be streamed live on the BlackBuster Facebook page and recorded for those who are unable to attend the in-person screening.

This is BlackBuster’s second screening. The first film featured was ‘Whose Streets’ and a panel that featured Victoria Coun. Sharmarke Dubow, Malachi Ince and Pam Buisa discussed policing.

Tickets to the screening and panel are $30 and can be purchased at bit.ly/2POXVYa.


 

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