Sold out screening and director Q&A at Chicago’s DuSable Museum of African American History

Black and Cuba Film
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Screenings of Black and Cuba have been selling out at museums and libraries across the U.S. and internationally. Bring Black and Cuba to your campus, library, or place of worship by contacting our outreach director, Shannon Shird.


Watch the full film now on Vimeo on demand!

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Request the DVD from your library. 

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Click above to stream the film for free through your campus library subscription to Kanopy, “Netflix for colleges.”



“Racial microaggressions are brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial slights and insults toward people of color.”- Racial Microaggressions in Everyday Life”


Are microaggressions an issue on your campus, company, or nonprofit? Could your organization benefit from understanding more about promoting diversity and collaborating across differences? Progressive Pupil offers coping with microaggressions workshops, led by Dr. Robin J. Hayes, that can be tailored to your organization’s specific needs. To organize a workshop, contact Shannon Shird.


Community Talks


Are you interested in promoting knowledge about the history and cultures of people of African descent on your campus? Is your administration considering adopting or expanding an African American studies department? You may benefit from Dr. Robin J. Hayes’ acclaimed lectures, “Why Black Studies is for Everybody,” which challenge misconceptions about the history, impact, and constituencies of this academic discipline.



Dr. Robin J. Hayes lectures audience at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Cultures