Three Songs

Thursday, October 25, NMAAHC 
Runtime: 9 min

This film draws parallels between the American Civil Rights Movement and the fight for socialism during Russia’s October Revolution in 1917.

Part of “This is Not a Political Film… Part I” Program by Greg de Cuir Jr. and Kevin Jerome Everson. Read their essay about the program.

Check out some amazing objects in the museum's collection related to this film.
<I>Two Minute Warning</I> Credit: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture