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Film Screening: Invisible Warriors - Attend Virtually

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Add to Calendar 2023-03-05 00:00:00 2023-03-05 23:59:00 America/Chicago Film Screening: Invisible Warriors - Attend Virtually A group of African American "Rosie the Riveters" recount what life was really like during World War II. Watch the film between March 5-15. Signed required to receive link. Details in long description. internal tplibrary@tplibrary.org

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Invisible Warriors shares the individual experiences of a small group of elegant ladies who represent the 600,000 Black women who fled their lives as domestics and sharecroppers to work in factories and U.S. government offices during World War II. These patriotic pioneers share their wartime memories, recounting their battles against racism at home, Nazism abroad, and sexism everywhere. 

Receive a link to stream this powerful film when you signup to attend either the live introduction or closing Q&A session with producer Gregory S. Cooke. 

Watch the film Invisible Warriors at your convenience after you view the live introduction to the film on March 5 at 2:00pm.

Film may be streamed any time between March 5 and March 15, 2023. 

Remember to signup to attend the closing Q&A session on March 15 at 7:00pm.

The live introduction and closing Q&A feature the film's producer Gregory S. Cooke. Cooke is the Founder and President of the Basil and Becky Educational Foundation (BBEEF), a 501c (3) organization dedicated to relocating African Americans from the margins to the main pages of American and global history.

This program is proudly presented in partnership with over 50 Illinois public libraries and the College of DuPage. 

Gregory S. Cooke has dedicated his career as an educator and historian to help relocate African Americans to the main pages of history. Invisible Warriors is his directorial debut following a successful stint as Associate Director on Choc’late Soldiers from the USA.

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