NEGRO is a docu-series exploring identity, colonization, racism and the African Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean and the historical and present-day class color complex among Latinxs. Through candid interviews, the social manifestations and consequences of the deep-seated color and class complex is deconstructed. There will be a 47-minute screening of the feature length documentary followed by a discussion on practical, healing, everyday strategies we can employ in challenging, deconstructing, and dismantling white supremacist values through academic, social, and familial spaces.
Dash Harris, is a filmmaker, entrepreneur and activist. She attended Temple University for broadcast journalism, business and French. Dash is the owner of In.A.Dash.Media, a Multimedia and video production studio. She is a writer for Examiner.com and founder of Venus Genus, a website that empowers women while examining gender bias and female tropes. Dash’s work explores the nuances of race relations and the continuing legacy of colonial worldviews even amongst people of color, while opening up space to explore the contours Latin American identity in the African Diaspora.