Announcements: 3/25/20

New Announcements: 

Now is a great time to finish up any remaining credits!  Talk to your teachers to get that started.

Many places are now offering free online resources. These are some links to them: Audiobooks, eBooks, Textbooks, Online Courses, More Courses. Also a great credit opportunity!

On March 25-26, the e-book "A Young People’s History of the United States" is available for free here

If you sew, you could help out by making fabric face masks for hospitals. Be sure to check the CDC guidelines, so they can use them. Here are three articles about this: How to make them, Cosplaying, More cosplaying.

Nova has a three-month subscription to Studio Potter. Go check on Schoology for more details on how to use it. There are articles about ceramic artists, clay processes, and history about clay, among many more.

NECEA (The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) is hosting artist talks live on Instagram tomorrow, 2/26. Here is a link to their Instagram, and here is a link to learn more about them.

This is the film list for the Some Films class. You could set up a film independent, or simply watch some great movies!

“Get Out"

“Boyz in the Hood”

"The Color Purple"

"Malcolm X"

"Harriet"

“Black Klansman”

“Children of Men”

“Yojimbo”

“I Am Not Your Negro”

“Moonlight”

“The Big Sick”

“Smoke Signals”

“Reel Indian”

“Do the Right Thing”

“Set it Off”

“Get on the Bus”

"Us"

“When We Were Kings”

 

Looking for book suggestions? Look no further, as these come straight from Batman.

Exit West - Mohsin Hamid

Love Medicine - Louise Erdrich

There Eyes Were Watching God - Zora Neale Hurston

Always Running - Luis Rodriguez

The Color Purple - Alice Walker

1984 - George Orwell

The Autobiography of Malcolm X - Malcolm X and Alex Haley

The Ballad of Black Tom - Victor Lavalle

There There - Tommy Orange

They Called Us Enemy - George Takei

feed - MT Anderson

The City of Truth - James Morrow

Dark Harvest - Norman Partridge

The Truth About Stories - Thomas King

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep - Philip K. Dick

Beloved - Toni Morrison

Sula - Toni Morrison

Song of Solomon - Toni Morrison

The Bluest Eye - Toni Morrison

Mama Day - Gloria Naylor

Woman Warrior - Maxine Hong Kingston

Any play by August Wilson

A Raisin in the Sun - Lorraine Hansberry

The Poetry of Lucille Clifton

The Poetry of Mary Oliver

On a Sunbeam - Tillie Walden

Perdido Street Station - China Mielville

Leviathan - SA Corey

The Broken Earth Series - NK Jemisin

The Earthsea Series - Ursula Le Guinn

The Left Hand of Darkness - Ursula Le Guinn

The Dispossessed - Ursula Le Guinn

The Brothers Karamazov - Fyodor Dostoevsky

Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter - Carson McCullers

The Ballad of the Sad Cafe - Carson McCullers

Go Tell it on the Mountain - James Baldwin

Another Country - James Baldwin

If Beale Street Could Talk - James Baldwin

The Fire Next Time - James Baldwin

The Fire This Time - Jesmyn Ward

Sing, Unburied, Sing - Jesmyn Ward

Salvage the Bones - Jesmyn Ward

Transgender Warrior - Leslie Feinberg

Redifining Realness - Janet Mock

Gender Outlaw - Kate Bornstein

Binti Trilogy - Nnedi Okorafor

The White Boy Shuffle - Paul Beatty

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek - Annie Dillard

The Last Temptation of Christ - Nikos Kazantzakas

Zorba the Greek - Nikos Kazantzakas

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down - Anne Fadiman

Random Family - Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

 

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