Storming Caesars Palace
By Hazel Gurland-Pooler. A co-production of Gurland Documentaries, LLC, Independent Television Service (ITVS) and Black Public Media (BPM). In association with Firelight Media.
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.