After each screening, there's a lot to talk about. November's Get Woke! film BlacKkKlansman inspired conversations about the increase in hate groups, the positive and negative implications of code switching for non-white people, and how white nationalist leaders in power have helped to unveil America's ongoing white supremacy problem.
For Immediate Release -- Local organizers, along with members of SUNY Delhi, will launch the second season of their popular Get Woke! Film Series & Conversations on Race on Sunday, October 21 with the film Black Panther (2018). The free screening is scheduled for 4:00 pm at SUNY Delhi’s Sanford Hall (Room 250). A conversation about the film, and … Continue reading Kicking off the season with Black Panther
By Laura McClure The U.S. has more of its people behind bars than any other country in the world - about 2.3 million people. Our country has about 4.4 percent of the world's population, but almost a quarter of the world's prisoners. But the tide is turning. Over the past several years, prison populations have fallen sharply across … Continue reading Incarceration Nation – and What’s Next
Organizers of Get Woke! Film Series & Conversations on Race announce a screening of the documentary film 13th on Sunday, 2/18 from 5-7:30 pm in SUNY Delhi’s Sanford Hall (Room 250). Samantha Howell of the NY Civil Liberties Union will lead a discussion about the documentary and what it means for our communities following the … Continue reading Film 13th Set for 2/18, NYCLU’s Howell to Lead Discussion
We are pleased to announce that Joyce St. George, former NYS Attorney General Investigator will join us to share Klan-related materials collected over the years. St. George's career was focused on rooting out corruption within the NYC criminal justice system. We also look forward to a discussion about parallels we see between the present-day Delaware County and North Carolina in the 1960s.
Many thanks to all that attended the second movie in the Get Woke! Film Series, Brothers of the Black List. We had another great turnout from local community members including students from the college and high school. The conversation, led by Director Sean Gallagher and Sheryl Champen, former Admissions Counselor at SUNY Oneonta, was engaging … Continue reading Community Comes Out to Discuss Black List