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CANCELLED: MLK Day of Service Film “When We Were Kings”
January 31, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
This year the film “When we Were Kings” will be shown on Thursday, January 31 in honor of MLK Day of Service in W303. A short description of the movie can be found below.
On October 30, 1974, perhaps the most famous heavyweight championship boxing match of all time took place in Kinshasa, Zaire: the “Rumble in the Jungle” between champion George Foreman and challenger Muhammad Ali. In historical footage and new interviews, this documentary explores the relationship between African-Americans and the African continent during the Black Power era in terms of both popular culture and international politics, including the brutality of then-dictator Mobutu Sese Seko.