FREE film screening of BlacKkKlansman to proceed the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Convocation with keynote speaker: BLACK KLANSMAN author Ron Stallworth on Thursday, January 24 at 7:00 pm.
BlacKkKlansman, directed by Spike Lee and produced by Jordan Peele, offers a provocative exploration of American race relations. In the midst of the 1970s civil rights movement, Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) becomes the first black detective on the Colorado Springs Police Department. He sets out to prove his worth by infiltrating the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and convinces his Jewish colleague (Adam Driver) to go undercover as a white supremacist. Nominated for 4 Golden Globes, including Best Motion Picture-Drama, the film is an adaptation of Stallworth’s memoir and based on actual events.