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1. Get out [2017]

Video
1 Blu-Ray videodisc (1 hr., 44 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 videodisc (1 hr., 44 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround; stereo; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1; DVS Dolby Digital 2.0. Digital: video file; Blu-ray. video file; DVD video.
A young black man meets his white girlfriend's parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears.
Media & Microtext Center
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01

2. Kiki [2016]

Video
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical; surround; Dolby Digital 5.1. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; Region 1.
  • Bonus features: Music video
  • Trailer.
Filmmaker Sara Jordeno introduces viewers to some of Kiki culture's most prominent personalities, going beyond the glamour of the balls to highlight the serious challenges facing queer black and Latino young people. Bringing together heartrending personal stories with incredible displays of creative expression.
Media & Microtext Center
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01
Video
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tensions are growing, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie is Sal's delivery boy. Radio Raheem has the letters of love and hate written on his hands. He is defiant and together with a motivated Buggin Out, push Sal and his sons to their breaking point. The cops intervene, using force and brutality to apprehend the large Radio Raheem. He is unwilling to succumb to the over-excessive brutality of the police and the racist views of Sal and his family. The overzealous police officers don't understand the repercussions of the violence they just unleashed. The neighbors band together to protest this extreme form of pure, toxic bigotry. Mob mentality takes over and the other local non-African American store owners become threatened. Tempers flare and rage is in the air.
Media & Microtext Center
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01, CSRE-149A-01, SOC-149-01, SOC-249-01, URBANST-112-01
Book
xi, 290 p. ; 24 cm.
  • The rebirth of caste
  • The lockdown
  • The color of justice
  • The cruel hand
  • The new Jim Crow
  • The fire this time.
Green Library, Law Library (Crown)
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01, SOC-149-01, SOC-249-01, URBANST-112-01
Video
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tensions are growing, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie is Sal's delivery boy. Radio Raheem has the letters of love and hate written on his hands. He is defiant and together with a motivated Buggin Out, push Sal and his sons to their breaking point. The cops intervene, using force and brutality to apprehend the large Radio Raheem. He is unwilling to succumb to the over-excessive brutality of the police and the racist views of Sal and his family. The overzealous police officers don't understand the repercussions of the violence they just unleashed. The neighbors band together to protest this extreme form of pure, toxic bigotry. Mob mentality takes over and the other local non-African American store owners become threatened. Tempers flare and rage is in the air.
Media & Microtext Center
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01, CSRE-149A-01, SOC-149-01, SOC-249-01, URBANST-112-01
Book
415 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Follows the sensational 1925 murder trial of African-American doctor Ossian Sweet, who was accused of murdering a white person during a mob attack on his home, in a tale that includes a history of the Sweet family and a portrait of his attorney, Clarence Darrow.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780805071450 20160528
Green Library
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01
Book
415 p., 8 p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Follows the sensational 1925 murder trial of African-American doctor Ossian Sweet, who was accused of murdering a white person during a mob attack on his home, in a tale that includes a history of the Sweet family and a portrait of his attorney, Clarence Darrow.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780805071450 20160528
Green Library
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01
Video
2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + program notes
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container.
Media & Microtext Center
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01, CSRE-149A-01, SOC-149-01, SOC-249-01, URBANST-112-01
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations.
Media & Microtext Center
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01
Video
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Depicts two young Native Americans, Victor and Thomas, who leave their small town to retrieve the remains of Victor's father.
Media & Microtext Center
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01
Video
1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Media & Microtext Center
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01