Truth Tellers - Richard Kane's documentary about AWTT and the portrait subjects' stories - will be screened at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. on Friday, July 8, at 6:30 p.m.
Immediately after the film will be a discussion moderated by Asantewa Boakyewa, Associate Director, Collections and Exhibits (Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum); Louis Clark, Executive Director and CEO, Government Accountability Project; Dawn Wooten, Whistleblower, ICE’s Irwin County Detention Center; Mr. Shetterly; and Rev. Lennox Yearwood, President and CEO of the Hip-Hop Caucus. Attendees will also have the opportunity to see a performance by Emma’s Revolution, the award-winning activist duo of Pat Humphries & Sandy O, whose songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger and covered by Holly Near.
Come early to view the exhibition The Struggle for Justice, that looks at the history of democracy in this country, and the individuals that have fought to bring equal opportunity to all.
This program is jointly presented by two Smithsonian museums – the Anacostia Community Museum and the National Portrait Gallery.