We must also become active members in community efforts working against racism.
“Natural hair is intimidating to them — it signifies pride,” she said. “It puts them off because it shows how we have found beauty within ourselves.”
One of the strongest qualities about “13TH” is its reckoning with a history that has consistently sought ways to oppress black Americans.
A group of Ithaca College students known as the Collective began their week-long film and discussion series on Jan. 26.