American Freedom Alliance
is pleased to present, in honor of Black History Month,
the February Cinema Gateway
the February Cinema Gateway
a film by Pritchett Cotten
to be followed by panel featuring:
AlfonZo Rachel and Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson
Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Location: Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Parking: Street. Please read parking info here
About the Film:
Runaway Slave follows conservative Baptist minister C.L. Bryant around the country, trying to discern why the black community votes 95 percent for the Democratic Party. Along the way Bryant examines the civil war-era Underground Railroad, which brought “runaway slaves” across the Mason-Dixie line to freedom . Then we learn some interesting facts : it was not the Democrats, but the Republicans who initially opposed slavery; and it was only due to Republican support in Congress that LBJ was able to pass the Voters Rights Act of 1965, which was fiercely opposed by the southern Democrats. Yet due to LBJ’s” New Frontier” and its many misguidedly generous welfare programs, the black community in general has not progressed in the way the initial legislation had intended, but become more dependent on government handouts. Towards the end of the movie, it becomes clear that black conservatives are in fact the “new” runaways slaves, creating a contemporary Underground Railroad, with many members of this movement vilified by black leaders for failing to adopt an abject sense of victimhood.
About the Speakers:
AlfonZo Rachel is a social/political humorist featured on PJTV where he presents his extremely popular video commentary, ZoNation. Known for his rapid-fire right-wing rants, Zo is a celebrated author and can also be found at his own site, and at http://www.pjtv.com/?cmd=page&page-id=162.
Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson
Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson is the founder and president of two dynamic organizations: BOND (Brotherhood Organization Of A New Destiny), a national 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to “Rebuilding the Family by Rebuilding the Man,” and BOND Action, a 501(c) (4) organization whose purpose is to educate, motivate and rally Americans – especially black Americans – to greater involvement in the moral, cultural and political issues that threaten our great country. In 2011, Jesse founded The South Central L.A. Tea Party. He’s a media commentator and also hosts “The Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show” M-F, 6-9 a.m. Pacific, 9-Noon Eastern, and is the author of “SCAM: How the Black Leadership Exploits Black America.” For more information, visit www.bondaction.org or www.bondinfo.org.
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