ON PBS Episode 402 premiering on June fifteenth on WPBT and June seventeenth on WXEL
Wade within the Water: Drowning in Racism – Director, Cathleen Dean
From seaweed to misplaced seaside balls, sun-seekers stumble upon all kinds of surprises swimming alongside Florida’s iconic seashores. For Black swimmers nonetheless, there’s a fancy historical past floating off Florida’s blue waters – certainly one of segregation and violence, but in addition certainly one of protest and resistance.
“Wade in The Water: Drowning in Racism” dives deep into Black Florida’s combat for the best to swim, the movie brings to life the Sixties Civil Rights protests that desegregated the state’s seashores and swimming swimming pools.
A livestream can also be going down so those that don’t reside in South Florida can watch the movie.
The movie is making a splash in each the Miami Movie Pageant in addition to the Roxbury Movie Pageant within the Boston space.