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At ‘Black Out’ Performances, the Power of Healing Through Community

Patrice Peck reports on a trend for “Black Out” performances which reserve the viewing of certain performances plays and screenings of movies for African American audiences and the affirmation it provides for both performers and audience members.  Read the complete…

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Two African American Studies Events, December 6, 2018

On Thursday, December 6, 2018, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, in 010 East Pyne, Dr. Safiya Umoja Noble, in her talk “Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism,” challenges the idea that search engines like Google offer an equal…

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Hollywood, Separate and Unequal

Manohla Durgis and A. O. Scott review several high-profile features about African-Americans due for release in fall, 2016.

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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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