Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Emiel Cleaver "Freedom is Now" review by Luke Harman

Filmmaker Emiel Cleaver’s new documentary “Freedom Is Now” premiered at the Plaza Branch of the Kansas City Public Library on Friday, telling the story of Kansas City’s revolutionary African-American political organization, Freedom Inc. Cleaver is the son of former mayor and current United States Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II and received his master’s degree at UMKC. Cleaver’s subject, Freedom Inc., was founded in 1961 and the documentary is used to show the success of the organization in integrating stores and restaurants in Kansas City on the social front.

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