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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. Advertisements

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Film: Incarcerating US, Saturday, December 10, 2016, 1-4 pm

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Princeton High School senior is this year’s winner of Princeton University’s Prize in Race Relations

Tatianna Sims’ documentary about the hurdles minorities face daily earned her this year’s Princeton University’s Prize in Race Relations.

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Harry Belafonte receives the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2014 Governors Awards

On November 8, 2014, the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences awarded Harry Belafonte the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Oscar for 2014.  In his acceptance speech, Belafonte reviewed for the audience some of the more shameful…

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Dear White People: Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman of Democracy Now reviews the movie and offers a list of actual black face parties that mirror the one in the film. In the 30-minute clip she interviews Justin Simien, the director on “Being a Black Face in a White…

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