The Equity and Campus Diversity Office, in cooperation with the Communication Department and the Burchfield Penney Art Center at Buffalo State will host two videos in February (Black History Month)
Far from Home, a film by Rachel Tsutsumi, is a compelling film that illustrates the ways in which a truly desegregated education system is still an unachieved goal in this country. (40 minutes)
The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement, an Oscar-nominated short film by directors Gail Dolgin and Robin Fryday, Alabama barber and Civil Rights veteran James Armstrong experiences the fulfillment of an unimaginable dream: the election of the first African American president.
Panel and discussion will follow the films.
Part of Ideas Prime, a series of screenings, lectures, and conversations that create a forum for an exchange of ideas designed to understand how local, global, and cultural issues are interrelated.
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