Kanopy, our film streaming service, offers a variety of Black History relevant films featuring history, major figures, current events and African American cinema. Create a Kanopy account for free with your library card.
Immediately after the film screening, filmmaker Craig Dudnick will present an overview of the Civil Rights Movement, what lead to Chicago and Alice's role in bringing politics to the Movement. Questions and discussion will follow.
In her groundbreaking and essential debut The Three Mothers, scholar Anna Malaika Tubbs celebrates Black motherhood by telling the story of the women who raised and shaped three of America’s most pivotal heroes.
Sponsored by the Boston Public Library in partnership with the Museum of African American History, the State Library of Massachusetts, and American Ancestors/New England Historic Genealogical Society.
Kriston Jae Bethel is an award-winning, independent editorial, documentary and advertising photographer based out of the Philadelphia area. Producing environmental portraits alongside photojournalism coverage
Through the lens of Philadelphia-based photojournalist Kriston Jae Bethel, gain a better understanding of the driving forces behind the Black Lives Matters movement, including issues of criminal justice, economic inequality and urban development. In addition to looking at social problems, examine the solutions that are being enacted to help solve them. This moderated talk will use his photos from diverse stories to spark a deeper conversation on what it means to be Black in America.
The World of Wellesley invites you to join their annual and interactive Community Book Read 2020-2021. Read the book and organize or join a book discussion.
Race is a powerful, societal qualifier and by reading this book you will discover how Dr. Walker provides ways by which to enter into discussions about race and race relations. Dr. Walker is a licensed psychologist who has worked at Harvard Business School and Wellesley College.