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Local 764 21 Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge: Day 11.

Posted on September 10, 2020

Welcome to Day 11! 
Since 1969, the Chicago Black Panther Party began to form alliances across lines of race and ethnicity with other community-based movements in the city, including the Latino group the Young Lords Organization and the southern whites of the Young Patriots. Banding together in one of the most segregated cities in postwar America to collectively confront issues such as police brutality and substandard housing, they called themselves the Rainbow Coalition. The First Rainbow Coalition tells the movement’s little-known story through rare archival footage and interviews with former coalition members in present-day.

Day 11:

The First Rainbow Coalition
PBS Website (56 minutes)

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