Tag: Black History Month

10 Kid-Friendly Movies to Watch During Black History Month

By: Betsy Bozdech of Common Sense Media Race, like many other big issues, is something that comes up again and again in movies, from inspiring stories about unforgettable leaders to wrenching documentaries about civil rights. Whatever your family’s racial background, you can use movies like the ones below to begin or continue conversations about race. Movies can help underline key messages like…

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For #BlackHistory Month, GC4W honors the Women in the Film, “Hidden Figures”

For Black History Month, the Global Connections for Women Foundation (GC4W) is paying a special tribute to the “leading ladies” in the award winning film “Hidden Figures“ – featuring Oscar nominated Actress Taraji P. Henson (@tarajiphenson), Oscar winning Actress Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae (@janellemonae). “The incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African American women working at NASA, who…