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Chance The Rapper’s Non-Profit Launches Black History Month Film Festival

Chance the Rapper announced on Twitter Thursday that his non-profit, Social Works, will start a film festival in honor of Black History Month. 

For the first few days of the month, movie-goers can see “The Wiz” from Feb. 2-3, at the Studio Grill in Chicago. Every week will be met with a new showing, including: “Malcolm X,” “Shot in the Dark,” “Black Panther” and “Ali.” Audience members will only have to pay $7 per ticket either online or at the door.

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 The Chicago rapper started Social Works as a way to empower the youth in his hometown. The site asserts that their mission is help the young people of Chicago “through the arts, education, and civic engagement while fostering leadership, accessibility, and positivity within the youth throughout Chicago.” 

Other events held by Social Works, include nights at the Chicago Field Museum, an annual toy drive, meet-and-greets with Cramburger creator Cam Meredith and open mike nights.

To donate to Social Works and help aid in their initiatives, click here.

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