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Why Black History Month?

Why Black History Month?

"Society will no longer need specific heritage months when we eliminate racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of oppression that minimize the value of all lives in general, and black lives specifically."

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"Robbed of the Good Years": Evolution of a Criminal at GMU

"Robbed of the Good Years": Evolution of a Criminal at GMU

Evolution of a Criminal challenges people to ask questions about society and about how far people are willing to go for their families. Monroe was an average, smart kid with a bright future and everything going for him. Seeing his parents struggle living paycheck to paycheck made him feel like he needed to help out.

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Out in the Night at GMU 141029

Out in the Night at GMU 141029

On 29 October 2014, GMU’s Film & Media Studies and Film & Video Studies programs hosted a screening of the documentary Out in the Night, followed by a discussion with filmmaker blair dorosh-walther, film producer and FAVS Director Giovanna Chesler, and film subject Renata Hill.

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