He Kind of Like Skipped Over Me and Tells All My African American Friends to go Sit Down

Saturday, October 27, Freer|Sackler Gallery of Art
Runtime: 9 min
D.C. Premiere!

This work contains pieces of an interview with Dajerria Becton, a 15-year-old girl who was attacked by a police officer in 2015 while attending a predominantly white pool party in McKinney, Texas, where the black teens were forcibly removed.

Part of “Remnants of a Dream” Program by Amir George. Read George's essay about the program.

Check out some amazing objects in the museum's collection related to this film.
Banner from a protest rally after the police shooting of Michael Brown Credit: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bryan Walsh and Emily Bland