This regular section of The Passage Project is the spot to find abbreviated notes on news and events throughout the African Diaspora and beyond.
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Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 courtesy of IFC.
The Swedish documentary The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 continues its run at IFC Center. Check it out to catch a glimpse of vintage footage featuring Angela Davis, Stokley Carmichael and Huey P. Newton seen through the eyes of the Swedish journalists covering the Black Power Movement. The film was the winner of the Audience Award at this year's Sundance Film Festival.