You are invited to a free virtual screening of Dark Girls as part of the 2020 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series presented by the African American Program of the Heinz History Center.
Dark Girls is a Bill Duke directed film that discusses the controversy of race and color in the African Diaspora and how it impacts dark skinned African American females. It further explores the roots of classism, racism, and the lack of self-esteem in the African Diaspora and especially in the U.S. Dr. Huberta Jackson-Lowman will discuss the film, and place into cultural and psychological context the impact of colorism on women of African descent.
Dark Girls will be shown virtually on Wednesday, November 18 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Admission is free. For more information, or to register for the film, visit the Dark Girls | From Slavery to Freedom Film Series event page.