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Short Film “Being Black in America” Is A Rallying Cry To Black Youth

by Mark Van Streefkerk


“Being Black in America” is a short film based on a poem by 14-year-old Lincoln Wilmore. Originally written last year, the poem counters racist stereotypes with positive affirmations and messages for Black youth, ending on a revolutionary high note with footage from the We Want To Live rally on June 7. Continue reading Short Film “Being Black in America” Is A Rallying Cry To Black Youth