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July 10, 2020…Black Films

Netflix has a Black Lives Matter section that includes shows and documentaries about prominent black figures,systemic racism, as well as shows and movies celebrating black culture. Titles include LA 92, Malcolm X, Pose, `and more. Let us know which film was the most informative/ interesting to you.

 

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July 3, 2020…Fourth of July

“What to the slave is the Fourth of July?” -Fredrick Douglass excerpts. Click here for Frederick Douglas’ Fourth of July speech.

June 19, 2020Happy Juneteenth!

Happy Juneteenth! Learn the importance of this holiday and its celebration from this video.

 

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June 12, 2020... Moment of Silence 

Let’s take a moment to honor the victims of police brutality and injustices. Let us also remember that united we are more powerful.

 

June 5, 2020Stonewall Rebellion

Pride month was created to commemorate the June 1969 Stonewall Rebellion. This video remembers that event and the demonstrators.

 

May 29, 2020Tuskegee Airmen

Enjoy this documentary about the Tuskegee Airmen journeys. Comment below a fact you learned. If you want to learn more about the Tuskegee Airmen we recommend you watch the film Red Tails!

 

May 22, 2020Mental Health and the Pandemic

This pandemic can take a toll on mental health. Here is a 4 minute video on tips on dealing with mental health during the pandemic.

 

May 15, 2020What to do After College

Congratulations, you graduated! You may be wondering what to do next. Here’s a video by GaryVee offering some inspiration. What are your plans for after graduation?

 

May 8, 2020What Time Is It?!

The semester is finally over! Have a great summer vacation, you deserve it.

Soulfood

Looking for a film to watch this Mother’s Day Weekend? Try Soulfood!

 

May 1, 2020How Long Can You Go Without Your Phone?

Earlier this week we challenged you to go an hour without your phones. Here is a video of someone going 30 days. How long do you think you can go without your phone?

 

April 25, 2020Short Film: “Dating App”

A spunky 20-something woman adventures to find real love in a digital world.

 

April 17, 2020Short Film: “The Big Chop”

The Big Chop follows 10 year old Kris on her natural hair journey of self love and acceptance.

April 10, 2020...TED Talk Video: Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator

April 3, 2020TED Talk Video: Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable