Cleveland International Film Festival: Burkinabè Rising

CCWA is excited to be a community partner for the Cleveland International Film Festival documentary Burkinabè Rising. Burkina Faso is a small landlocked country in West Africa whose literal name translates to “the land of upright men.” Despite the country’s history of political, social, and economic crisis, Burkina Faso is on the rise. The growth the […]


Happy Dog Takes on the World: Contentious Politics and the Global Implications of Revolt and Revolution

During the last decade, social opposition movements, revolts, and protests have swept across the globe. From Iran to Palestine and Ferguson to Venezuela, protestors have braved dire consequences to make their voices heard. Revolutionary grievances have included socio-economic concerns, demands for gender equality, and calls for justice and dignity. But genuine social revolutions are rare […]

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