PARAMOUNT CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Celebrate Black History Month


The Paramount Center for the Arts celebrates and honors Black History Month.

We encourage you to watch, listen and read about the contributions African Americans have made throughout history by checking out the list of resources below.


To Watch – Television

Blackish

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Dear White People

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Lovecraft Country

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Self-Made

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Underground

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Watchmen

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When They See Us

 

To Watch – Film

13th

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Do The Right Thing

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For Colored Girls

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Fruitvale Station

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Get Out

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I Am Not Your Negro

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Moonlight

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The Black Power Mixtape: 1967 – 1975

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Time: The Kalief Browder Story

 

To Read – Non Fiction

The New Jim Crow

by Michelle Alexander

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The Fire Next Time

by James Bladwin

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Women, Race, and Class

by Angela Davis

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Sister Outsider

by Audre Lorde

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Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations

by Toni Morrison

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The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration

by Isabel Wilkerson

 

To Read – Fiction

The Water Dancer

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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The Invisible Man

by Ralph Ellison

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Their Eyes Were Watching God

by Zora Neale Huston

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The Bluest Eye

by Toni Morrison

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Sulwe

by Lupita Nyong’o

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Swing Time

by Zadie Smith

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The Hate U Give

by Angie Thomas

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Native Son

by Richard Wright

 

To Listen – Music

Black Is King, Beyonce

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Coming Home, Leon Bridges

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Black America Again, Common

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Section.80, Kendrick Lamar

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Electric Lady, Janelle Monae

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I Put A Spell On You, Nina Simone

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A Seat At The Table, Solange

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Songs In The Keys Of Life, Stevie Wonder

 

To Listen – Podcasts

1619 – The New York Times

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Code Switch – NPR

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Flood Lines – The Atlantic

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How To Citizen – IHeartRadio

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Justice Above All – LDF – Thurgood

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Still Processing – The New York Times

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Intersectionality Matters! – AAPF