5:30 pm

Storming Caesars Palace Screening + Community Conversation

When Ruby Duncan faces a fraud-obsessed welfare department, she ignites “Mother Power,” – a fiery combination of Feminism and Civil Rights activism – mobilizing her community to fight for dignity and an adequate income in 1970s Las Vegas. Ruby and a coalition of welfare mothers, celebrities, and activists take on racist politicians and the Vegas mob to organize a massive protest that shut down Caesars Palace and drew national attention.


Watch Storming Caesars Palace on May 9th at the MLK Library, hosted by the National Women’s History Museum. Hear from community activists and storytellers continuing Ruby’s legacy today. 

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