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<div><br><div><span>Dark Girls</span><span> is a fascinating and controversial documentary film that goes underneath the surface to explore the prejudices that </span><span>dark</span><span>-skinned women face throughout the world. <span>Dark Girls is a 2012 </span><a shape="rect">documentary film</a><span> by American filmmakers </span><a shape="rect">Bill Duke</a><span> and </span><a shape="rect">D. Channsin Berry</a><span>. It documents </span><a shape="rect">colorism</a><span> based on skin tone among </span><a shape="rect">African Americans</a><span>, a subject still considered taboo by many black Americans. The film contains interviews with notable African Americans including </span><a shape="rect">Viola Davis</a><span>. It also reports on a new version of the 1940s black doll experiment by </span><a shape="rect">Kenneth and Mamie Clark</a><span>, which proved that black children had internalized racism by having children select a white or a black doll (they typically chose white) based on questions asked. Discussion will follow this film.</span></span><br></div><div><span><br></span></div></div>
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<div><span style="font-size:14.6667px"><strong>Black Candle - December 23rd, 7 PM to 9 PM</strong></span></div>
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<div>Narrated by the poet <a style="font-size:14.6667px" shape="rect">Maya Angelou</a><span style="font-size:14.6667px"> and directed by author and filmmaker </span><a style="font-size:14.6667px" shape="rect">M. K. Asante</a><span style="font-size:14.6667px">, The Black Candle is about the struggle and triumph of African-American family, community, and culture.</span></div>
<div>The documentary traces the Kwanzaa holiday's growth out of the <a shape="rect">Black Power Movement </a><span style="font-size:14.6667px">in the 1960s to its present-day reality. Discussion will follow.</span></div>
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<div><span style="font-size:11pt">WEEKLY PROGRAMMING:</span> <br><br></div>
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