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Raoul Peck

RAOUL PECK is a director, screenwriter and producer. Born in Haiti and raised in the Congo, U.S., France and Germany, Peck established Velvet Film in 1989, through which he has produced or co-produced all of his films. His complex body of work includes those such as Lumumba (Director’s Fortnight, Cannes 2000, HBO); Sometimes in April (Competition, Berlinale 2005); and The Young Karl Marx (Berlinale 2017). His latest documentary film, I Am Not Your Negro (2016) was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Academy Awards and won the BAFTA Award for Best Documentary.

Books

Books for Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Every May we celebrate the rich history and culture of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Browse a curated selection of fiction and nonfiction books by AANHPI creators that we think your students will love. Find our full collection of titles for Higher Education here.

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Black History Month 2021

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Find more on the

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