The impact of story, film is so powerful. It has the ability to expand our perspectives, build our empathy, and inspire depth of thought. Racial Literacy’s Woke Ass Film Series aims to do just that by featuring four films that focus on issues of race in the uS today. Each film will be followed with a facilitated discussion.
Beyond Borders, August 11
Get Out, September 22
And then they came for Us, October 20
Unspoken: America’s Native American boarding Schools, Nov 17
$10 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds
***WOKE: chiefly US slang: aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues (especially issues of racial and social justice)
We have a moral obligation to “stay woke” take a stand and be active; challenging injustices and racism in our communities and fighting hatred and discrimination wherever it rises- Barbara Lee