Filmmaker Nev Nnaji in her brand new documentary, Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights (2013), focuses on the marginalization of black women between the intersections of Black Power and Feminist ideologies of the 60s and 70s, up to the present day. The screening will be followed by a conversation with the filmmaker and Melissa Harris-Perry, Professor of Political Science at Tulane University, MSNBC Host and author of Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes,and Black Women in America.
This event is part of Mississippi Goddam: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Landmark Events in the Civil Rights Movement, a special Schomburg prgramming series celebrating the 50th Anniversary of some of the most memorable landmark events of the Civil Rights Movement from 1963-1965.
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research unit of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
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