American Revolutionary: Grace Lee Boggs


Grace Lee Boggs, 99, is a Chinese American philosopher, writer, and activist in Detroit with a thick FBI file and a surprising vision of what an American revolution can be. Rooted for 75 years in the labor, civil rights and Black Power movements, she challenges a new generation to throw off old assumptions, think creatively and redefine revolution for our times.


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Multiracial Asian Families: “Hafu” an AMAZING Start But We Need to Go Deeper

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About a week ago I had the chance to do something I’ve been wanting to do (and bugging the filmmakers about for a long time) — finally go to a local screening of the documentary Hafu, meaning “half,” which represents 5 stories of mixed heritage Japanese folks navigating their multi/identities in Japan today.

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Jennifer Frappier, Chill, the documentary about an egg-freezing journey


“I was excited to talk to Jennifer Frappier this week about her documentary-in-progress, Chill.  Chill is all about Jenni’s journey to discovering more about her fertility and the option of freezing her eggs for a future pregnancy if needed.  She explains the project much better: “Chill is a documentary film about balancing life, career and cheating the biological clock.”  Listen to the show here or download the episode from itunes (and make sure you subscribe too)!You’ll learn more about her as she joins me as a co-host in some upcoming podcast episodes!–Heidi Durrow


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▶ “Dark Girls”–A Look At Colorism and Internalized Racism In The Black Community!!(Full Documentary) – YouTube

Dark Girls is a 2012 documentary film by American filmmakers Bill Duke and D. Channsin Berry. It documents colorism based on skin tone among African American…

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Video: Who is Black in America (Full Show, No Commercials)

Compelling documentary produced by CNN. If you didn’t catch it on TV, you won’t want to miss this! Enjoy! Your friends at

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‘NEGRO’: exploring identity and the color complex among Latinos

‘NEGRO’ is a docu-series exploring identity, colonization, racism and the African Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean and the color complex among Latin…

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Race 2012: A PBS Election Special

Race 2012, a PBS election special about race and politics in the 2012 election and beyond. Premieres October 16th at 8pm on PBS! (check local listings)

Community Village‘s insight:

“It’s 2013 and I just found out about these videos.”

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