Storming Caesar’s Palace | WKAR Q&A

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March 23, 2023
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After losing her job as a hotel worker in Las Vegas, Ruby Duncan joined a welfare rights group of mothers who defied notions of the “welfare queen.” In a fight for guaranteed income, Ruby and other equality activists took on the Nevada mob in organizing a massive protest that shut down Caesars Palace.

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Storming Caesars Palace

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Brief Pause

Panel discussion - approx. 30 minutes

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Julie Sochay thanks the film screen audience for joining the event.

90 minutes



  • Panelist Avatar
    Yvonne Morris

    Panel Moderator

    Academic Specialist in the College of Arts and Letters, Department of African American and African Studies at MSU

  • Panelist Avatar
    Temple Smith


    Strategy and Education Equity Consultant in the Center for Social Enterprise at Michigan Public Health Institute

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    Dana Watson


    Health Equity & Social Justice Coordinator at the Ingham County Health Department

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    LeConté J. Dill


    Associate Professor at the College of Arts and Letters, Department of African American and African Studies at MSU

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