Theresa Moore part 2
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Friday, July 15, 2016
Civil Rights and The Gridiron: Social Activism and Pro Football
Venue: US Navy Museum - Naval Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
This year is the 70th anniversary of the integration of the NFL and the 60th anniversary of the founding of the NFL Players Association.
Film: Third and Long, Theresa Moore’s documentary about the integration of the NFL and the social activism of African American football players.
Moderator: Bill Rhoden, sports columnist, NY Times and author, 40 Million Dollar Slaves
Panelists: • Theresa Moore, executive producer, Third and Long • Retired NFL player Walter Beach • Arizona State athletic director and former NFL executive and agent, Ray Anderson • NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith
Special Performance - featuring HardSoles & S.T.U. Arts: Jakari Sherman and Briana Stuart, choreographers, The Columbia Heights Education Center Drum Line. HardSoles & S.T.U. Arts and the celebrated The Columbia Heights Education Center Drum Line perform a collaborative work that combines elements of stepping and contemporary dance with percussive cadences—a rousing tribute to the legacy of social activism in football and the Civil Rights Movement. Produced by NEWorks Productions.
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