posted June 14, 2022
In accounts of the Civil Rights Era in the United States, non-violent protest was clearly the key tactic in combatting centuries of racial oppression and injustice. But it was not African American communities’ only way of confronting hostility towards reform. Some groups opted for armed resistance. A startling film collection, now freely available online, shows what that looked like.
posted December 2, 2014
Jasmyn R. Castro, a moving-image archivist in training, is testing the notion that African American home movies are rare because they have rarely been made.