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Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 1, Interview with Deborah Gray White, Professor of History, Rutgers University.  1 of 2
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produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 45 mins
Deborah Gray White is interviewed about how most new slaves are now born in the colonies, relationships between parents and children, Br'er Rabbit, daily lives of slave women, relationships between white and black children, kinship among slave families, the Revolutionary period, how whites who did not own slaves t...
produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 45 mins
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Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2, Interview with Betty Wood, Professor of History, Oxford University.  2 of 2
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directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
Betty Wood is interviewed about blacks fighting in the American Revolution, blacks leaving the US with the British, Dunmore's Proclamation and the fear of slave rebellion, controlling slaves after Dunmore's Proclamation, the significance of Dunmore's Proclamation.
directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 10 mins
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Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2, Interview with Peter Wood, Professor of History, Duke University.  2 of 2
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directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston; interview by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 17 mins
Peter Wood is interviewed about William Dunbar, Equiano's observations of independence, the Stamp Act, song as a means of protest, the dynamics leading up to the Revolutionary War, Phillis Wheatley, Dunmore's Proclamation, the Somerset case, 18th century hope for freedom and equality, The Declaration of Independen...
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston; interview by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 17 mins
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Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2, Interview with Thomas J. Davis, Professor of History, Arizona State University and author of
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directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston; interview by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 43 mins
Thomas J. Davis is interviewed about Venture Smith and the relationship between slave and slave holder, Venture's loss of his family and the purchase of their freedom, the difference between a free Negro and a free person, the importance of waterways in colonial life, Venture Smith's acquisition of land, the signi...
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston; interview by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 43 mins
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Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Program Two, Interview with John Ferling, Professor of History, University of Georgia
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directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston; interview by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Program Two (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 48 mins
John Ferling is interviewed about land ownership as power, George Washington as young man, his marriage to Martha, Washington as a slave owner in Virginia, Washington's attitudes towards slaves, Washington's growing displeasure with the British, Washington as commander of the Continental Army, African Americans' d...
directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston; interview by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Program Two (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 48 mins
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Africa's World War: Congo, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Making of a Continental Catastrophe
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written by Gérard Prunier, fl. 1984 (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2009, originally published 2009), 570 page(s)
The Rwandan genocide sparked a horrific bloodbath that swept across sub-Saharan Africa, ultimately leading to the deaths of some four million people. In this extraordinary history of the recent wars in Central Africa, Gerard Prunier offers a gripping account of how one grisly episode laid the groundwork for a swee...
written by Gérard Prunier, fl. 1984 (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2009, originally published 2009), 570 page(s)
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After Insurgency: Revolution and Electoral Politics in El Salvador
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written by Ralph Sprenkels (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2018), 484 page(s)
El Salvador’s 2009 presidential elections marked a historical feat: Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional (FMLN) became the first former Latin American guerrilla movement to win the ballot after failing to take power by means of armed struggle. In 2014, former comandante Salvador Sánchez Cerén b...
written by Ralph Sprenkels (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2018), 484 page(s)
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After Kony: Staging Hope
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directed by Bil Yoelin, fl. 1999; produced by Melissa Fitzgerald, fl. 1998-2015 and Katy S. Fox, fl. 1995-2007 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 40 mins
Since 1987, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) led by Joseph Kony has terrorized the people of northern Uganda, abducting children to fill its ranks, forcing others into sexual slavery, and displacing even more into refugee camps. But there is hope. This documentary follows a team of artists and activists who use...
directed by Bil Yoelin, fl. 1999; produced by Melissa Fitzgerald, fl. 1998-2015 and Katy S. Fox, fl. 1995-2007 (New York, NY: First Run Features, 2011), 1 hour 40 mins
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After Prison: Navigating Employment and Reintegration
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written by James Young; edited by Adrienne Peters and Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017), 288 page(s)
Employment for former prisoners is a critical pathway toward reintegration into society and is central to the processes of desistance from crime. Nevertheless, the economic climate in Western countries has aggravated the ability of former prisoners and people with criminal records to find gainful employment.After...
written by James Young; edited by Adrienne Peters and Rose Ricciardelli (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2017), 288 page(s)
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After Solidarity: Three Polish Families in America
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directed by Gaylen Ross, 1950-; produced by Gaylen Ross, 1950- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 59 mins
This documentary, directed by Gaylen Ross, tells the story of three Polish families who were forced to immigrate to the United States after being kicked out of the Solidarity party in Poland.
directed by Gaylen Ross, 1950-; produced by Gaylen Ross, 1950- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1987), 59 mins
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