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Black Lives Matter & Anti-Racism: Movies & Documentaries

Maya Angelou | And Still I Rise

Distinctly referred to as "a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture," Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life. As a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer, she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries. 

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In mathematical terms, an outlier is a data point that differs greatly from other observations. It is an apt description for a person, too, that is outside the norms. This film is a one-hour documentary about the trajectory of an African-American girl wonder whose mathematical genius would catapult astronauts into space. 

The Foreigner's Home - Toni Morrison at the Louvre