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Banished
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directed by Marco Williams, 1956- (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
Banished vividly recovers the too-quickly forgotten history of racial cleansing in America when thousands of African Americans were driven from their homes and communities by violent, racist mobs. The film places these events in the context of present day race relations by following three concrete cases where blac...
directed by Marco Williams, 1956- (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
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How To Become Sheriff... when born poor and black in segregated Mississippi
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directed by Donald Blank (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 53 mins
For two centuries, Mississippi blacks have had to endure slavery, poverty, discrimination, and violence. Finally in the 1960's, the civil rights campaign in the South brought real change. Mississippi now has thirteen elected black sheriffs. This film tells the story of one of them: Sheriff Frank Davis and how he g...
directed by Donald Blank (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 53 mins
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Trouble Behind
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directed by Robby Henson; produced by Robby Henson (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1990), 54 mins
Trouble Behind shows how present and past are tied in a fearful knot as it searches for the origins of today's racism in the past brutality of a seemingly typical American town - Corbin, Kentucky, home of Kentucky Fried Chicken. Like many industrial centers, Corbin attracted African American sharecroppers looking...
directed by Robby Henson; produced by Robby Henson (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1990), 54 mins
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American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till, Part 1, Interview with Ben Hampton, Mississippi resident, 1 of 2
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 7 mins
This video contains an interview with Mississippi resident Ben Hampton about Emmett Till, an African-American teenager who was lynched in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 7 mins
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American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till, Part 2, Interview with Bill Minor, 2 of 2
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, WGBH Boston and Firelight Media; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 10 mins
Bill Minor (continued) interview about Emmett Till, an African-American teenager who was lynched in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, WGBH Boston and Firelight Media; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 10 mins
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Black Is...Black Ain't
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directed by Marlon Riggs, 1957-1994; produced by Marlon Riggs, 1957-1994 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1995), 1 hour 27 mins

The final film by filmmaker Marlon Riggs, Black Is...Black Ain't, jumps into the middle of explosive debates over Black identity. Black Is...Black Ain't is a film every African American should see, ponder and discuss.

White Americans have always stereotyped African Americans. But the rigid definitions of "Blacknes...

directed by Marlon Riggs, 1957-1994; produced by Marlon Riggs, 1957-1994 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1995), 1 hour 27 mins
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Say Brother, Dissmissing Some Myths About Chinese-Americans
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directed by Conrad White, fl. 1974; produced by Barbara Barrow-Murray, fl. 1979, WGBH Boston; interview by Barbara Barrow-Murray, fl. 1979, in Say Brother (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1976), 29 mins
Host Barbara Barrow speaks with May Ling Tong, Director of the Chinese American Civic Association in Boston, about the history of Chinese people in Boston and the 'myths' held by non-Chinese Americans about the mental health and social service needs of the Chinese community. Additional segments include the 'Say Br...
directed by Conrad White, fl. 1974; produced by Barbara Barrow-Murray, fl. 1979, WGBH Boston; interview by Barbara Barrow-Murray, fl. 1979, in Say Brother (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1976), 29 mins
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Virginia African American Historic Sites Database
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written by Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, VA: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, 2018),
Source: www.aahistoricsitesva.org
written by Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, VA: Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, 2018),
Source: www.aahistoricsitesva.org
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American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till, Season 15, Episode 6, Interview with Richard Gardner
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till, Season 15, Episode 6 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 36 mins
Richard Gardner Interview about Emmett Till, an African-American teenager who was lynched in Mississippi at the age of 14 after reportedly flirting with a white woman.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till, Season 15, Episode 6 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 36 mins
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Race Against Prime Time
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directed by David Shulman; produced by David Shulman (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1985), 1 hour
Race Against Prime Time is the only film to scrutinize how television news represents African Americans. This hard-hitting documentary takes us behind the scenes at the newsrooms of the three network affiliates during the Liberty City uprising in Miami which left 18 dead. It provides a classic case study of how th...
directed by David Shulman; produced by David Shulman (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1985), 1 hour
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