October 15 – 18, 2020 Films & Events

The 24th

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The 24th tells the incredibly powerful and timely true story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917.  The Houston Rio was a mutiny by 156 African American soldiers in response to the brutal violence and abuse at the hands of the Houston police officers.  The riot, which last two hours, led to the death of nine civilians, four policemen, and two soldiers and resulted in the largest murder trial in history, which sentenced a total of 19 men to execution and 41 men to life sentences.

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