When it comes to teaching students about diversity and difference, few exercises are more powerful than having students to research and produce their own films. 659 more words
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I can’t claim to be a film enthusiastic or even a fan of award-winning filmmaker Ava DuVernay.
But after seeing Middle of Nowhere Saturday night and hearing the first African American woman to win the Best Director award at Sundance Film Festival in January 2013, I am convinced there is so much to be learned about the intersection of race, gender and motion pictures. 554 more words
It’s funny how important a single encounter with a person can be.
On Sunday, two retired journalism educators, with whom I had only a single brief encounter passed away. 766 more words
Hours after learning her “Race Card Project” was chosen for one of journalism’s highest awards , National Public Radio’s Michele Norris shared her strategy for starting a dialogue on race on a campus that’s been talking a lot about race lately: The University of Alabama. 690 more words