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National Museum of African American History and Culture Honors March on Washington Anniversary, August 28, 2020

To commemorate the 50 anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will make available the film commissioned for its grand opening by Ava Duvernay, “August 28: A Day…

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Virtual Screening of “13TH,” June 17, 2020

Join YWCA Princeton for a virtual screening of Ava DuVernay’s groundbreaking film, 13th. The documentary explores the historical racial inequity in the United States that has led to mass incarceration, and a prison system that is disproportionately filled with African…

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“Selma Online”: Free Online Teaching Resource

As the opening line of the website says: “Selma Online is more than a history lesson.  It’s a call to action to learn about democracy, civil rights, and the need to safeguard voting equality … in every generation.”  Created by…

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“When They See Us:” YWCA Princeton & Not in Our Town Princeton Screening & Discussion, August, 2019

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Thanks to Issa Rae and Ava Duvernay, I See Black People

Ellen McGirt gives a brief history of racism in film processing.  The article includes videos discussing the industry’s use of “Shirley Cards” and an interview with director Ava Duvernay.  To read the entire blog, click here.

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