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Kwanzaa: Films

Streaming Videos

Log into the MC Portal with your username and password to watch these streaming videos. Videos are provided by the library's Academic Video Online and Films on Demand databases. 


African American NarratorA Say Brother Kwanzaa (29:30)

This program examines the history, growth, and current status of African American heritage programs at three major Boston area academic institutions (Harvard University, Northeastern University, and Boston University) with the objective of illustrating the perpetual obstacles Afro-studies programs face.


African ProverbKwanzaa: A Cultural Celebration (28:06)

Kwanzaa - a more and more widely observed holiday provides African-Americans with a unique celebration that is rooted in the rich African tradition of their ancestors and the symbolism of the African harvest. This program offers a look through the eyes of African-Americans at the principles and practices of this joyous holiday.

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If you are a resident of Merced County, the Merced County Library provides Kanopy, a streaming video database. All you need to access it is a Merced County Library account.