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EVC Presents Docs & Dialogue: Black History Month — A Chance to Reflect
February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
On February 24, EVC’s Docs & Dialogue series presents an online screening of the 1986 youth-produced documentary Black History Month — A Chance to Reflect. EVC’s young people examine the reasons that Black people’s contributions to US history have so often been downplayed by dominant discourses on American society. The film highlights the importance of understanding Black history as an integral element of US history, looking at Black thought, activism, and accomplishments as fundamental contributions to the world we live in today. Youth look at the ways that the cause of African American civil rights has both progressed and regressed since the time of the civil rights movement, and make an impassioned call for a history that truly represents all of society.