See “Beautiful Me(s)” by Robin Hayes

From: Robin J. Hayes <robinhayes@aya.yale.edu>

Beautiful Me(s): Finding our Revolutionary Selves in Black Cuba, is the truestory of an underdog group of graduate students at Yale who journey to Cubaand discover hope for the struggle against racism. Many of the studentsfeatured have gone on to earn PhDs in African American Studies.Until June 30, you can watch the entire film online athttp://cinema.lycos.com/promo/independentfeatures<http://cinema.lycos.com/promo/independentfeatures> . When you arrive atthe website, click ³Documentary² under All genres and enter Beautiful Mes inthe search bar. The films with the most views and highest ratings will beinvited to screen at the Independent Features Film Festival this July atTribeca Cinemas in NYC. If you can, please watch the film, rate the filmand pass this link on to a friend.If you¹d like more information about the documentary, to host a screening ofit or be added to our email list, please email me atblackresistancereadinggroup@gmail.com.

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Author: Dr. Rhone Fraser

Dr. Rhone Fraser is an independent writer and journalist born of Jamaican immigrants in Brooklyn, New York, on October 12, 1979. He moved to Florida in 1989 and graduated from Zephyrhills (FL) High School in 1997. He graduated from Yale University in 2001, after which time he taught in the public school systems in New Haven (CT) and the Bronx for three years. He then began writing independently and finished a documentary play on the life of Fannie Lou Hamer entitled, "Living Sacrifice," for which he still seeks publication. He earned his Ph.D. in African American Studies from Temple as of August 31, 2012. His dissertation was a literary and historical analysis of Pauline Hopkins, A. Philip Randolph and Paul Robeson. He also is a freelance editor and radio producer, and is currently producer of WPEB's Freedom Readers on 88.1 FM in Philadelphia.