Jewel's Catch One

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Jewel's Catch One documents the oldest Black-owned disco in America and establishes the legacy of businesswoman, activist, and healer, Jewel Thais-Williams, who stood up against hate and discrimination for 42 years. The story of Jewel and "The Catch" celebrates four decades of music, fashion, celebrity, and activism that helped change the course of our country by breaking down racial, social, and cultural barriers. One of the original safe spaces for both the LGBT and Black communities, The Catch also served as a refuge for many during the AIDS crisis. As her club grew to become known as the "unofficial Studio 54 of the West Coast," Jewel became a national role model for how to fight discrimination and serve the less fortunate.

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  • Jewel's emotional journey grew into a testimony of acceptance and staunch kindness, which proved to every single person who bared witness to its evolution that a kind soul with a resolute purpose knows no boundaries.

    Nov 3, 2018 | Rating: 9 | Full Review…

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