The Sunday, Feb. 28, event will include a panel featuring Black alumni who will lead a discussion on the depictions of the Black community in television and film.
The Elon in LA alumni chapter will host a virtual discussion, titled “Unpacking Depictions of the Black Community in Television and Film,” in celebration of Black History Month on Sunday, Feb. 28, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. EST. As part of the event, alumnus Cameron Jackson ’11 has curated a recommended content list, which will serve as a springboard for a larger conversation on the entertainment industry and its depiction of Black communities and community members.
The recommended selections include:
- “Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror” (Amazon Prime)
- “I Am Not Your Negro” (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon)
- “Coming to America” (Amazon Prime)
- “Black Panther” (Disney+, Hulu)
- “Get Out” (Hulu)
- “Fresh Prince” (HBO Max)
- “Dear White People” (Netflix)
- “Lovecraft Country” (Netflix)
To attend the alumni virtual event, RSVP by Thursday, Feb. 25.