10 Items for Your Sunday

    1. How could we not start off talking about the fantastic turnout for the Black Lives Matter march in downtown Springfield? There were thousands there, according to the Springfield NewsleaderWe were on the ground and did some filming that we hope to show you later this week.
    2. Speaking of good reads, this installment of our educational series for student filmmakers has so many helpful tips. A video is even included to help visualize what the article is exploring.
    3. Learning from the past: Fannie Lou Hamer is ” sick and tired of being sick and tired.”
    4. This Sundance audience award winner Documentary will have you in tears and is streaming on Netflix for your viewing pleasure.
    5. This poem by June Jordan. 
    6. This eyebrow-raising Reuters investigation shows that 9 of every 10 accusations of misconduct were resolved without punishment or intervention aimed at changing an officer’s behavior.
    7. Author and Activist Mia Birdsong tells us, “How we Show Up.
    8. This podcast is about a year old but has so much power and relevancy to today. I first came across its broadcast on the New York Times “The Dialy” Podcast but have recently discovered this visual to go along with the stories that are well worth the time it takes to view and read.
    9. Similarly, activism can not begin and end with a hashtag. Here are alternatives to the black square
    10. Could not end this weekly love letter to the internet without bringing up our most recent contribution…A PODCAST by our very own, Shane Franklin. Each month, he gives all our fans updates on the projects the crew is accomplishing. 


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