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Black America and COVID-19

Documenting the impact of COVID-19 on Black America.

WORKSHOPS

Create, contribute, share and come together to listen to the experience of Black Americ

Oct 23: Race & Justice Film, 63 Boycott 
Nov 6: Race & Justice Film, First Rainbow Coalition 
Nov 20: Race & Justice Film, AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock

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Race & Justice Film Series
Film Series Website (here)
Join us for community discussion of race and justice through film screenings followed by panel discussion. Conversations will be facilitated by Harvard first year students and invited members of the community. Open to all students, staff, faculty, and fellows. 

Anti-Racism Book Club
First Monday of the Month.
Book Club Website (here)

Join us for community discussion of anti-black racism through topics presented in our monthly selection of books and film. Conversations will be facilitated by Harvard graduate student fellows and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. Open to all students, staff, faculty, and fellows. 

PAST WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS 

PUBLIC LAUNCH EVENT:Documenting & Contributing to the Conversation
Platform launch of the platform, 
View the recording to the July 13, 2020 Event (here)  

Storytelling Workshop 
with Tre Johnson 
View the recording to the July 29, 2020 Workshop (here) 

Storytelling Workshop 
with Janay Graham 
View the recording to the July 6, 2020 Workshop (here) 

Environmental Justice: Mapping Awareness
With Clio Gates, LyLena Estabine, Sarah DeMott, George Clark
Aug 20 & 27, 2020 (2-Part Series)
Audio Tour & PDF Guide: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1nfShWZ45ewTrRUdjqRKnn7ogAocZZ0Tu

Voting as Protest! Political Activism during the Pandemic
With Quentin Harris & Hamilton Brooks
Aug 26, 2020
Listen to the Discussion (coming)

SUMMER FILM SERIES ON NEW BLACK FILM & MEDIA
View the Films and Listen to the Discussions (here)

Journal Retreat:  From Pandemic Toward Healing
@ BlackCovidTale Instagram 
With Jo Persad and Janay Graham  

Call & Response: Harvard's Respond to Black American Experiences during Covid-19.
Friday, September 11, 2020
Event recording: Coming Soon
This panel highlights ways the Harvard community has developed responses to the topic of 
Black American Experiences during the Covid Pandemic.  From students, staff, interns, librarians, and 
faculty these conversations showcase the potential for research, teaching, and confronting anti-black 
racist dialogues across the Harvard community.