April 26, 2011 @ (All day)

'Marriage Equality: Byron Rushing & the Fight for Fairness'

Thomas Allen Harris' new ground breaking documentary short, Marriage Equality: Byron Rushing and the Fight for Fairness, premieres at Aaron Davis Hall on Tuesday, April 26th, 7:30pm.  Harris' film tells the story of State Representative Byron Rushing, a straight LGBT civil rights ally, who fought successfully for same-sex marriage in Massachusetts. The documentary provides an in depth look
at the issue of Marriage Equality from the perspective of communities of color.

Following the screening, Washington Post Editorial writer and MSNBC contributor, Jonathan Capehart, will moderate a community dialogue, featuring a distinguished panel and YOU, the Harlem Community. Join Alfonso David - Deputy Secretary of Civil Rights for Gov. Cuomo, Rev. Irene Monroe, Cathy Marino-Thomas of Marriage Equality New York, advocate David Wilson and others for the largest discussion of same-sex marriage and people of color in the country.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 7:30pm



212-281-9240 ext. 19 or 20

United States