February 16, 2024
Movies celebrate Black joy
Bring the Black Joy Film Series home!
Keep the movie marathon going with picks inspired by the titles selected for the in-person film series. These movies span the decades and cross genres to celebrate Black joy and the Black experience.
History & documentary
Follow Nanisca, general of the Agojie, an all-female unit of warriors who the protected the African kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s, as she trains the next generation of recruits, readying them for battle.
A team of African American women provide NASA with the important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions.
Never-before-seen footage from the Harlem Cultural Festival in the summer of 1969 features concert performances by Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sly and the Family Stone, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Mahalia Jackson, B.B. King, The 5th Dimension and more.
In the wake of King T'Challa's death, the leaders of Wakanda fight to protect their country from other nations pressuring them to share their vibranium.
King T'Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as new leader, but soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from divisions within his own country.
Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman
Spider-Man crosses parallel dimensions and teams up with the Spider-Men of those dimensions to stop a threat to all reality.
Joaquim dos Santos, Kemp Powers and Justin K. Thompson
Miles Morales catapults across the Multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People charged with protecting its very existence.
John Musker and Ron Clements
A young woman in New Orleans finds herself going on a magical adventure through the bayous of Louisiana after kissing a cursed frog prince.
The classic musical version of the fairy tale sees Cinderella suffering the torments of her wicked stepmother and spoiled stepsisters before being granted her impossible dream of attending the royal ball.
Three female, African American soul singers try to come to terms with fame as they become an overnight success as a pop group.
I am the library's digital library manager. I like to read fantasy, sci-fi, historical fiction and retellings, especially extra-long tomes. When it comes to music, give me anything with a groove and some soul.