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Friday Nite Videos | June 26, 2020

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How to Empty Seat | Sarah Cooper. The Chicks | March March. The Killing Floor (Digitally Restored) | Movie. "Quarantine Blues" | John Mclaughlin, Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman Santana. Jamaal Bowman's Speech After Upset Defeat of 16-Term Incumbent.

The Killing Floor (Digitally Restored) | Movie

This 1985 Sundance-Award winning film speaks deeply to the present moment, exploring a true story of the struggle of black and white workers, over a hundred years ago, to build a strong interracial union in the giant Chicago slaughterhouses in the face of the mounting racism that erupted in violence in the Chicago Race Riot of 1919. It has been beautifully digitally restored and re-released by Film Movement, and is now rentable for streaming here.

You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument

Caroline Randall Williams New York Times
I am more than half white, and none of it was consensual. White Southern men — my ancestors — took what they wanted from women they did not love, over whom they had extraordinary power, and then failed to claim their children.

Friday Nite Videos | June 19, 2020

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Amber Ruffin Shares a Lifetime of Traumatic Run-Ins With Police. Carnegie Hall Live: Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi. Fox News’s Law & Order Experts. Lynchings and Racial Violence During Reconstruction. The Tulsa Race Massacre: Then and Now.
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