February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans, a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history, and the struggles Black communities face as they move toward liberation.
Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route
by Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route Pam Sporn examines the rise, demise, and contested resurgence of the City of Detroit through the lens of mail carrier, Wendell Watkins, and the committed community he faithfully served for thirty years. African-American by Saving Jackie Selena Burks-Rentschler is a snapshot of a recovering addict’s attempt to strengthen her damaged relationship with her two estranged daughters, from the perspective of her elder daughter. by Drawn Together: Comics, Diversity and Stereotypes Harleen Singh traces the journey of three comic creators – a Black man, a Sikh man, and a white woman – who challenge notions of race, appearance, and gender stereotypes through cartoons, comics and cosplay. You can find these and other films on African American subjects here.