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Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film opens on October 5!

Join us in October and November for the Stone Center’s annual Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent film. The festival includes premiere screenings from across the diaspora. All screenings are FREE and OPEN to the public and will take place at the Stone Center. Check back on the Stone Center website in July for film […]

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Senegalese artist Bouna Ndiaye presents film and discussion on historic anniversary of the first “World Festival of Negro Arts”

In 1966, musicians, writers, sculptors, painters, performers, poets and other Art enthusiasts gathered in Dakar, Senegal for the first World Festival of Negro Arts (Premier Festival Mondial des arts nègres) . The festival drew attendees from the African diaspora around the world. They came from nearly 45 countries, including several Heads of State from newly-independent African countries. Artists from the […]

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"Namour" Film Screening event and panel discussion on March 23rd at 7pm!

  Please join us on March 23rd for a film screening and discussion of “Namour”  This screening is part of a debut screening event ahead the Netflix release. NAMOUR From Ava Durvernay’s ARRAY Films, A stylized homage to Los Angeles, NAMOUR explores the complexities of personal responsibility versus moral convictions. Featuring an international cast, the […]

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Writer’s Discussion Series and Lecture: Iris Morales | Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: The Young Lords: 1969-1976

Iris Morales | Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: The Young Lords: 1969-1976 Through the Eyes of Rebel Women: The Young Lords: 1969-1976 is the first book about the experiences of the women members — a “story within a story” told from the inside out. The Young Lords Organization emerged in New York in the […]

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"13th" Documentary Film Screening and discussion

Join us for special King week screening of Ava DuVernay’s critically acclaimed documentary on incarceration and racial inequality– “13th” at the Stone Center auditorium on January 18, at 7pm. 13th The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary 13TH refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, […]

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Seeking applications for Okun Collegiums!

The Stone Center is seeking projects to support for its Beth and Daniel Okun Collegiums. The Beth and Daniel Okun Collegium Fund is a recurring award endowed by a generous gift by Beth and husband Daniel Okun, Kenan professor emeritus in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering. The Collegium Fund supports a term-long study/research […]

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