February 2019 is
Come see the following films! An opportunity for discussion will follow each presentation. Participants can apply critical thinking to what is presented and investigate how the information may relate to insightful classroom discussion.
Wednesday, February 6, 3:00pm
Independent Lens: A Ballerina's Tale
Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater. Get an intimate look at this groundbreaking dancer during a critical period in her life.
Wednesday, February 13, 2:00pm
Lecture Hall B
Black Women in Medicine
This documentary honors African-American female doctors around the country who work diligently in all facets of medicine. It brings the inspirational stories of these trailblazing women in context with those who choose to follow their paths.
Wednesday, February 20, 2:00pm
"Tell Them We Are Rising": Black Colleges in America
This program explores efforts by historical Black Colleges in America to sustain academic excellence presently and preserve their future. The history of these institutions will be examined in context with their relevance in the history of America.
Wednesday, February 27, 2:00pm
"America Reframed: The Black Panthers – Vanguard of the Revolution
This renowned series on PBS will focus on those international individuals who risked life and reputation in the cause of social justice in America and fighting for the basic human dignity of Black people in the 1960's.
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