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I Am Not Your Negro | Kanopy
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I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into Black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that questions Black representation in Hollywood and beyond. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into Black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. It is a film that questions Black representation in Hollywood and beyond. Show less
Faubourg Treme | Kanopy
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Past and present collide in this powerful documentary about Faubourg Treme, the fabled New Orleans' neighborhood that gave birth to jazz, launched America's first Black daily newspaper, and nurtured generations of African American activists. Past and present collide in this powerful documentary about Faubourg Treme, the fabled New Orleans' neighborhood that gave birth to jazz, launched America's first Black daily newspaper, and nurtured generations of African American activists. Show less
Stranger Fruit | Kanopy
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What really happened on August 9th, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri? That afternoon, Officer Darren Wilson killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Stranger Fruit is the unraveling of what took place, told through the eyes of Mike Brown's family. What really happened on August 9th, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri? That afternoon, Officer Darren Wilson killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Stranger Fruit is the unraveling of what took place, told through the eyes of Mike Brown's family. Show less
The Talk: Race in America | Kanopy
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This film documents the increasingly common conversation taking place in homes across the country between parents of colour and their children, especially sons, about how to behave if they are ever stopped by the police. This film documents the increasingly common conversation taking place in homes across the country between parents of colour and their children, especially sons, about how to behave if they are ever stopped by the police. Show less
P.S. I Can't Breathe | Kanopy
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This documentary welcomes dialogue around racial inequality, policing, and the Criminal Justice System by focusing on Eric Garner's case. This documentary welcomes dialogue around racial inequality, policing, and the Criminal Justice System by focusing on Eric Garner's case. Show less
Finding the Gold Within | Kanopy
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What does it mean to be young, Black, male and dare to step out of invisibility? What does it mean to be young, Black, male and dare to step out of invisibility? Show less
Passing | Kanopy
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Profiling the lives of three young transmen of colour, this short doc explores what life is like living as a Black man, when no one knows you are transgen...Show more Profiling the lives of three young transmen of colour, this short doc explores what life is like living as a Black man, when no one knows you are transgender, and how each man perceives his own journey with gender after many years of being presumed as a cisgender man. Show less
Profiled | Kanopy
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2018 Paul Robeson Award winner at the Newark Black Film Festival, this timely documentary knits the stories of mothers of Black and Latin youth murdered b...Show more 2018 Paul Robeson Award winner at the Newark Black Film Festival, this timely documentary knits the stories of mothers of Black and Latin youth murdered by the NYPD into a powerful indictment of racial profiling and police brutality, and places them within a historical context of the roots of racism in the U.S. Show less
Every Mother's Son | Kanopy
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This film profiles three women from very different walks of life who find themselves united to seek justice after their sons are unjustly killed by police. Their stories are tragic, but their courage is transformative. This film profiles three women from very different walks of life who find themselves united to seek justice after their sons are unjustly killed by police. Their stories are tragic, but their courage is transformative. Show less
Ken Burns: The Central Park Five | Kanopy
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The Central Park Five, from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five Black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park in 1989. The Central Park Five, from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five Black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park in 1989. Show less
Answering the Call | Kanopy
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The bloody attacks of protestors in Selma in 1965 led to the historic protection of all Americans' right to vote. The bloody attacks of protestors in Selma in 1965 led to the historic protection of all Americans' right to vote. Show less
King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery To Memphis | Kanopy
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Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, King: a Filmed Record is a monumental documentary that follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1955 to 1968, in his rise from regional activist to world-renowned leader of the Civil Rights movement. Constructed from a wealth of archival footage, King: a Filmed Record is a monumental documentary that follows Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1955 to 1968, in his rise from regional activist to world-renowned leader of the Civil Rights movement. Show less
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