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A short film exploring the evolving fight for Black rights in America and how it affects families for generations.
A short film exploring the evolving fight for Black rights in America and how it affects families for generations.
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    1862 - Ida B. Wells

    This perk is named after Civil Rights activist Ida B. Wells, known for her journalism on the Black Southern experience and leading an anti-lynching campaign across the United States.

    Perk Includes: A public social media THANK YOU from the writer/director.

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    1892 - Augusta Savage

    This perk is named after Civil Rights activist and sculptor Augusta Savage - one of the many artists of the Harlem Renaissance, she created "The Harp," a sculpture inspired by "Lift Every Voice & Sing."

    Perk Includes: A public social media THANK YOU from the writer/director and a digital link to Shayla Racquel's award-winning short film "Life's Checklist" and the season finale to the second season of her award-winning webseries "Quarter Century".

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    1891 - Zora Neale Hurston

    This perk is named after Civil Rights activist and author Zora Neal Hurston, known for her contribution to the Harlem Renaissance and her most famous work, "Their Eyes Were Watching God."

    Perk Includes: A public social media THANK YOU from the writer/director and a digital link to the film upon completion.

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    1903 - Ella Baker

    This perk is named after Civil Rights Activist Ella Baker, known for her involvement with the NAACP, SCLC, and SNCC and her support of civil rights activism on college campuses.

    Perk Includes: All perks mentioned above and behind the scenes footage that includes bloopers and set photography.

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    1911 - Johnnie Carr

    This perk is named after Civil Rights Activist Johnnie Carr, known for helping to raise legal funds during the Scottsboro Trails and playing a key role in the organization of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

    Perk Includes: All perks mentioned above and a Riverment Apparel T-Shirt.

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    1912 - Dorothy I Height

    This perk is named after Civil Rights Activist Dorothy I. Height, known for her unwavering leadership in addressing the issues faced by African-American women.

    Perk Includes: All perks mentioned above and a signed copy of the script and poster art.

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    1913 - Rosa Parks

    This perk is named after Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks, known for refusing to surrender her seat on the bus, which sparked the start of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

    Perk Includes: All perks mentioned above and an invitation to shadow the filmmakers on set during one of the production days of this film. If you do not live in DC/MD/VA to spend a day on set, the filmmakers will gladly Skype/Facetime you in to share our filmmaking process with you. (Transportation not included.)

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    1914 - Daisy Bates

    This perk is named after Civil Rights Activist and journalist Daisy Bates, who fought relentlessly to end segregation in Arkansas.

    Perk Includes: All perks mentioned above (including shadow day) and an invitation to interview the filmmakers. The interview will be broadcasted on Youtube and could be held in-person or via Google Hangouts if recipients do not live in the DMV.

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    1917 - Fannie Lou Hamer

    This perk is named after Civil Rights Activist Fannie Lou Hamer, who founded the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party and persistently fought for African Americans' right to vote.

    Perk Includes: All perks mentioned above and a walk-on role as an extra in the film. (Transportation not included)

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    1928 - Maya Angelou

    This perk is named after Civil Rights Activist and poet Maya Angelou, who became the first African American woman to have her screenplay produced and the first African American woman to produce a non-fiction best seller with "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings."

    Perk Includes: All perks mentioned above and an invitation to our wrap party and private screening. (Transportation not included)

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    1933 - Nina Simone

    This perk is named after Civil Rights Activist and singer Nina Simone, who was known as "The Voice" of the Civil Rights movement with her songs "Mississippi Goddam," "Four Women," and her rendition of "Strange Fruit."

    Perk Includes: All perks mentioned above and your name and/or business logo in the credits listed as a sponsor.

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    1944 - Angela Davis

    This perk is named after Civil Rights Activist and academic Angela Davis, who wrote "Women, Race & Class" and has been a promoter and unwavering supporter of prison reform and gender equality.

    Perk Includes: All perks mentioned above and an Executive Producer credit which will be listed in the film credits and IMDB.

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