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    Black History Month Friday Film Matinees | Mavis!

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Whitman Branch

    200 Snyder Avenue Philadelphia PA 19148
    • Friday February 22nd 2019, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
    Enjoy popcorn and films celebrating Black History Month each Friday!

    Her family group, the Staple Singers, inspired millions and helped propel the civil rights movement with their music. After 60 years of performing, legendary singer Mavis Staples' message of love and equality is needed now more than ever. Variety describes: "Gospel music great, rhythm-and-blues icon, civil rights activist and all-around living legend Mavis Staples is celebrated with the infectiously joyful enthusiasm of a passionately devoted fan in 'Mavis!,' a spirited and captivating bio-doc that richly deserves the exclamation point in its title."

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