‘Woke Up Black’ June 8th Screening

Join the Black Youth Project and Woke Up Black email lists and you will be in the running to win one of 10 pairs of tickets to the June 8th screening of Woke Up Black at the Ice Theatre in Chicago!

About the film:

“Woke Up Black” followed five black youth for two years. During this time we witnessed interactions with family members, educational institutions, and the legal and judicial system. We saw the social networking that is critical to the successful development of these youth and we provided a rare opportunity to hear youth speak out on some of the important and potentially life- altering topics of the day. The film underscores the humanity that we all share with each other regardless of race or age. For some of the youth profiled, despite extraordinary circumstances, they remain hopeful.

Visit the ‘Woke Up Black’ website