Africana Library Film Series: Movin’ On Up – The Music & Message of Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions

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AT LIFELONG, (free) Description: Throughout the ’60s the Impressions helped provide a soundtrack for the civil rights movement with such classic songs as ‘People Get Ready’, ‘Meeting Over Yonder’, ‘Choice of Colors’ and ‘We’re a Winner.’ Later as a solo artist Curtis further defined an era with his ’70s masterpiece, Superfly. This two-hour documentary tells […]

Africana Library Film Series: Agents of Change

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AT LIFELONG (free) Description: From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of the student union at Cornell University in April 1969, the struggle for a more relevant and meaningful education became a clarion call across the country in the late […]