Event Notice: Akron’s New Original Urban League Documentary Premieres December 15

Akron, OH, December 9, 2021 – The Akron Urban League is delighted to announce the original documentary film, SHOP TALK. It features candid conversations from local community thought leaders and hair salon owners from Legends & Distinguished Gents Tonsorial. This film presents a real-life snapshot of local men and women as they share their perspectives on COVID-19, vaccinations and more.

The exclusive premiere of SHOP TALK will take place on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 6:00 PM at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S High St, Akron, OH 44308. To attend, free tickets are available while supplies last. Register here to get yours. Free media passes are provided to film journalists, critics and bloggers. The film can also be seen on the Akron Urban League YouTube channel after the premiere.

At the premiere, expect a cocktail with appetizers and swag at 6 p.m., the documentary at 7 p.m. and a post-film community chat at 8 p.m.

“With a grant from the National Urban League for Immunization Education in the Black Community, we were able to create and produce this unforgettable documentary. We look forward to sharing it in the hope of starting a dialogue around the public health of our fellow citizens. It’s not to be missed, ”said Teresa R. LeGrair, President and CEO, Akron Urban League.

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About the Akron Urban League:

The Akron Urban League’s mission is to improve the quality of life for Summit County citizens, especially African Americans, by advocating and facilitating programs that are economically and educatively transformational, impacting their lives. and that of future generations.

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