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