What Does Trouble Mean?: Nate Smith’s Revolution

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 • 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Heinz History Center
Free

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Join us for a screening of “What Does Trouble Mean?: Nate Smith’s Revolution” on Feb. 26, as part of the 2020 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series presented by the African American Program of the Heinz History Center.

About the Film

This feature documentary follows the journey of Black laborer leader Nate Smith and his unexpected evolution into charismatic leadership, forced integration of Pittsburgh’s construction trade unions in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Produced by Robert Morris University Center for Documentary Production & Study, this film chronicles the beginning of the Black Construction Coalition and speaks to the economic rights of Pittsburgh’s Black citizens.

Run time: 56 minutes

Admission

Admission is free. Registration is not required.

This public program will be held at the Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, Pa., 15222.

For more information, please contact Samuel W. Black, director of African American Programs, at 412-454-6391 or swblack@heinzhistorycenter.org.

African Americn Program at the History Center

The 2020 From Slavery to Freedom film series includes:

Wednesday, February 26: What Does Trouble Mean?: Nate Smith’s Revolution
Wednesday, May 27: Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice
Wednesday, August 19: Dignity and Defiance: A Portrait of Mary Church Terrell
Wednesday, November 18: Dark Girls