human rights

African Americans in Times of War

  Before they had the right to vote, before they had the right to sit down at lunch counters, drink from “white” water fountains or sit at the front of the bus, African Americans have served and fought for the United States. The theme of Black History Month this year is African Americans in Times…

Free Community Screening of Academy Award Nominated Documentary 13TH on June 16

    ’13th’ is an award-winning documentary by Ava DuVernay that explores the intersection of race, justice, and mass-incarceration in the United States. It discusses the economic history of slavery, post-Civil War racist legislation, and disproportionate rates of incarceration in our country. (African-American men are only six percent of our nation’s population but make up over forty…