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Black Oscars

What the Academy Awards Tell Us About African-Americans

2021-03-24 18:00:00 2021-03-24 19:00:00 America/Chicago Black Oscars Join Dr. Frederick Gooding as he explores the history of African-American representation at the Academy Awards. Have widespread calls for diversity increased the number of Black nominees/winners? Virtual

Wednesday, March 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-03-24 18:00:00 2021-03-24 19:00:00 America/Chicago Black Oscars Join Dr. Frederick Gooding as he explores the history of African-American representation at the Academy Awards. Have widespread calls for diversity increased the number of Black nominees/winners? Virtual

Join Dr. Frederick Gooding as he explores the history of African-American representation at the Academy Awards. Have widespread calls for diversity increased the number of Black nominees/winners?

What depictions of African-Americans has the Academy rewarded? How does this reflect (or not reflect) our society? Watch on Zoom or Facebook Live! 

Dr. Gooding is an Associate Professor of African-American Studies at Texas Christian University and the author of the book Black Oscars - From Mammy to Minny, What the Academy Awards Tell Us About African Americans.

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AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | General Interest |

TAGS: | Author Talk | African-American History |

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Becky Clark

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This branch shares the Eola Community Center buiding with the Fox Valley Park District. It offers a quiet reading room with a fireplace, study rooms and a family computer lab. The Eola Road Branch has public meeting rooms that may be used for community programs. 

 

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