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Ava DuVernay Documentary '13th' To Be Shown At BC Aug. 9


August 2, 2018

Director Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13th” will be shown free of charge at Brevard College in Ingram Auditorium on Aug. 9, at 6 p.m. The public is invited to view the documentary and stay afterward for a discussion.

The subject of “13th” is the connection between slavery in the United States and modern-day mass incarceration. The points of connection are racism and the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude “except as a punishment for crime.”

The documentary features interviews with historians, lawmakers and social justice advoc...

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