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May 2019

Africana Library Film Series: Movin’ On Up – The Music & Message of Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

AT LIFELONG, (free) Description: Throughout the '60s the Impressions helped provide a soundtrack for the civil rights movement with such classic songs as 'People Get Ready', 'Meeting Over Yonder', 'Choice of Colors' and 'We're a Winner.' Later as a solo artist Curtis further defined an era with his '70s masterpiece, Superfly. This two-hour documentary tells their incredible story through interviews with Impressions Fred Cash and Sam Gooden, Curtis' wife Altheida Mayfield, producer/arranger Johnny Pate, Carlos Santana, Chuck D, civil rights…

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Africana Library Film Series: Movin’ On Up – The Music & Message of Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

AT LIFELONG, (free) Description: Throughout the '60s the Impressions helped provide a soundtrack for the civil rights movement with such classic songs as 'People Get Ready', 'Meeting Over Yonder', 'Choice of Colors' and 'We're a Winner.' Later as a solo artist Curtis further defined an era with his '70s masterpiece, Superfly. This two-hour documentary tells their incredible story through interviews with Impressions Fred Cash and Sam Gooden, Curtis' wife Altheida Mayfield, producer/arranger Johnny Pate, Carlos Santana, Chuck D, civil rights…

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