#BlackLivesMatter: Black History Month at the Centre for Research in Race and Rights (C3R)

In this blog post, Timo Schrader and Rosemary Pearce, Centre for Research in Race and Rights Directors, discuss their programme of events this October. In 1965, at the height of the Civil Rights Movement, both the United States and the United Kingdom signed fundamental Civil Rights acts into law: the Voting Rights Act in the …

Black History Month film festival — screening civil rights

The Black History Month film festival takes place next week. The Department of American and Canadian Studies is screening two films which focus on interracial friendships. Profs Sharon Monteith and Zoe Trodd will be discussing how Hollywood deals with these relationships by comparing two very different films. The Help will screen on Tuesday, Freedom Song on …