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In our 'Black History Now' blog you'll find the latest news about the community, insight and opinions about the diaspora, and stories of black and African History.
13th documentary film

13th (Documentary)

13th is a 2016 American documentary film by director Ava DuVernay. The film explores the "intersection of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States;" it is titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, adopted in 1865, which abolished slavery throughout the United States and ended involuntary servitude except as a punishment for conviction of a crime.

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The Black Church on PBS by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

The Black Church (PBS) Full Episodes

Discover how the Black church expanded its reach to address social inequality and minister to those in need, from the Jim Crow South to the heroic phase of the civil rights movement and the Black church’s role in the present.

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Maafa 21 – Black Genocide in 21st Century America

The title comes from the Swahili term "Maafa," which means tragedy or disaster and is used to describe the centuries of global oppression of African people during slavery, apartheid and colonial rule, while the number "21" refers to an alleged maafa in the 21st century (though beginning in the 19th), which the film says is the disproportionately high rate of abortion among African Americans.

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Racial degeneration of Black people in Brazil

Race Classification in Brazil

Whiteness in Brazil is often defined at the intersection between race and class. In Brazil, one's racial classification is not only dependent on skin color but is also influenced by the perception of self and the perception from others.

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