African American History Film Series - Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise
This series looks at the last five decades of African American history through the eyes of Henry Louis Gates, Jr., exploring the tremendous gains and persistent challenges of these years. Drawing on eyewitness accounts, scholarly analysis and rare archival footage, the series illuminates our recent past, while raising urgent questions about the future of the African American community—and our nation as a whole. - Tonight we will view the third part in the series:
Keep Your Head Up: The third hour reveals profound fissures within the country—and within black America—that deepened through the 1980s and ‘90s, just as African Americans were becoming more visible than ever. Distributed by PBS Distribution. Available as part of Access Video Films on Demand Streaming Video collection thanks to NC LIVE - www.nclive.org.
- Tuesday, Feb 26th 2019
- 5:45pm - 7:15pm
- Pine Room
- Northeast Library