| The night of Friday, July 24,1964 started off normally enough in Rochester, New York – stiflingly hot and humid – but by the next morning no one would look at race relations in the North the same way again. July ’64 takes a penetrating look at the |
underlying causes of the riots and urban insurrections that swept through black communities like wildfire that summer and in years since.
* Gold Winner, 2006 Aurora Award
* Winner, 2005 Telly Award
Darryl W. Porter, one of the youths interviewed in the film, will be available after the showing of the film to answer questions. A member of the Mayor’s Cabinet and Senior Management Team, Porter is responsible for community outreach, and setting policy for faith-based, education based, and youth initiatives. He serves as a liaison to the Rochester City School District and provides support and direction to special and alternative programs and services.
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||Linda Rock, (585) 428-8350 or email Linda.Rock@libraryweb.org |
|Presented by the Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library in collaboration with: |
Velvery Caldwell, Metro Justice; Rev. Lawrence Hargrave, Asbury First United Methodist Church; Steve Jarose, The National Coalition Building Institute; Terria P. Jenkins, The Center for Dispute Settlement; Ann Johnson, ACT Rochester; Gloria Lawton, GEMs In The City Inc.; Kit Miller, The M. K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence; Sherry Walker- Cowart, The Center for Dispute Settlement; Rev. Cynthia Cole; St. Luke
Tabernacle Community Church
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