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12/08/16: 13th Film Screening @ Shabazz Center

You NEED to see this film. In fact, now that we are on the precipice of the Trump Era, this movie is more important than ever. Directed by celebrated filmmaker Ava Duvernay, 13th takes an unflinching look at mass…

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Ava DuVernay’s 13th Reframes American History | The Atlantic

BY Juleyka Lantigua-Williams Ava DuVernay’s 13th is a documentary about how the Thirteenth Amendment led to mass incarceration in the United States, but it’s also a gorgeous, evocative, and maddening exploration of words: of their power, their roots, their…

Historic Photos From the NYC Municipal Archives

The New York City Municipal Archives recently released a database of almost 1 million images from its vast collection of NYC images of the 20th century. Click here for 53 amazing photographs handpicked from the archives by Alan Taylor…