On September 26th Rev. Lane Cobb gave a very informative presentation called ‘Allies to Activists’ where she shared the six ways on how to be an effective antiracist and the 5 Cs of effective antiracism. It was phenomenal. Please watch when you get the chance. --Carida
Black Film Archive celebrates the rich, abundant history of Black cinema. We are an evolving archive dedicated to making historically and culturally significant films made from 1915 to 1979 about Black people accessible through a streaming guide with cultural context.
Some people "get" the idea of systemic privilege and ask "But what can I do?" My answer is, you can use unearned advantage to weaken systems of unearned advantage. I see white privilege as a bank account that I did not ask for, but that I can choose to spend. People with privilege have far more power than we have been taught to realize, within the myth of meritocracy.
In 2014, director Jennifer Peedom was working on a documentary about the Sherpas of Mount Everest when the largest avalanche in recent history occurred on the mountain, killing 16 Sherpas.
"This is a heartbreaking and terrifying look at privilege and grief and how a group of extremely hardworking people fought for their right to grieve and work safely. It is worth the $3.99 to watch on Apple TV." --Caroline
The show is about the Young family including millennial parents Stephen and Angela, their daughter Zuri and her pet cat Rocky as they juggle careers, marriage, parenthood, social issues and multi-generational dynamics while striving to make a better life for themselves.
Recreates the role that the unstoppable women of hip-hop have played across the 50 years of this groundbreaking genre, putting them where they belong: at the heart of the present day.
"Watching this made me think of how tired I am of hearing the stories and experiences of women years later rather than when it’s actually happening because the majority try to take away their voice and erase them from history." --Carida