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40 Years Later: Our People
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directed by John Washington, Jr., fl. 2009 and Sundog Stovall, fl. 2013 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 49 mins
In the 40 Years since the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., how far have African Americans advanced in American society? This film touches on the socioeconomic status of Blacks in America, the election of Barack Obama and explores the question "does racism still exist?"
directed by John Washington, Jr., fl. 2009 and Sundog Stovall, fl. 2013 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2013), 49 mins
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Adam Abdul Hakeem: One Who Survived
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produced by Thalia Drori (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 49 mins
Twenty-year-old Adam Abdul Hakeem was the first person in American judicial history to be found innocent by reason of self defense in a police shooting case. This gripping documentary tells the story of Hakeem, (formerly named Larry Davis), who tried to extricate himself from a police-run drug ring in which he had...
produced by Thalia Drori (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 49 mins
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Afraid of Dark: Exploring Black Masculinity
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directed by Mya B., fl. 2004; produced by Mya B., fl. 2004, Shoot Films, Not People (Parallel Lines, 2014), 1 hour 13 mins
Afraid of Dark, is a wonderfully insightful and entertaining, yet remarkably serious, documentary about Black men. This documentary, aims to destroy the misconceptions and stereotypes about black men that have often cost black men their lives by offering a genuine look at them from my eyes to the outside world, re...
directed by Mya B., fl. 2004; produced by Mya B., fl. 2004, Shoot Films, Not People (Parallel Lines, 2014), 1 hour 13 mins
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Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 5, The Bible and the Gun
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directed by Christopher Ralling, 1930-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Mitchell Beazley Television and Monarda Arts, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 5 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
This major eight-part series reveals the rich and diverse drama of African history and is presented by the distinguished historian and scholar Basil Davidson. Covering a vast time scale - from the origins of some of the world‘s greatest civilisations, to colonisation, the rise of nationalism and the emergence of...
directed by Christopher Ralling, 1930-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Mitchell Beazley Television and Monarda Arts, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 5 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
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Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 6, The Magnificent African Cake
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directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Monarda Arts, Mitchell Beazley Television and Channel Four Television, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 6 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
This major eight-part series reveals the rich and diverse drama of African history and is presented by the distinguished historian and scholar Basil Davidson. Covering a vast time scale - from the origins of some of the world‘s greatest civilisations, to colonisation, the rise of nationalism and the emergence of...
directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Monarda Arts, Mitchell Beazley Television and Channel Four Television, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 6 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
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Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 7, The Rise of Nationalism
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directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Monarda Arts and Mitchell Beazley Television, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 7 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
This major eight-part series reveals the rich and diverse drama of African history and is presented by the distinguished historian and scholar Basil Davidson. Covering a vast time scale - from the origins of some of the world‘s greatest civilisations, to colonisation, the rise of nationalism and the emergence of...
directed by Andrew Harries, 1954-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Channel Four Television, Monarda Arts and Mitchell Beazley Television, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 7 (Halle, Saxony-Anhalt: ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
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Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3, Interview with David Blight, Professor of History and Black Studies, Amherst College.  3 of 4
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directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston; interview by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 23 mins
David Blight is interviewed about the aftermath of the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence, expansion of slavery in the south, American nationalism, slave rebellions and threat to social order, minstrelsy, Jacksonian democracy.
directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston; interview by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 23 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Interview with James Horton, Benjamin Banneker Professor of American Studies and History, George Washington University
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
James Horton is interviewed about life in 1830 in Washington DC, the vulnerability of free blacks, Solomon Northup, petitions against slavery, the Amistad case, harassment of abolitionists, rise of free black communities, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, Anthony Burns, how slavery has shaped American culture, Bleed...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Interview with Quentin Snediker, Amistad project coordinator,  Mystic Seaport Museum
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 51 mins
Quentin Snediker is interviewed about the Amistad case of 1839, illegal slave trade in Cuba, Sengbe's revolt, Josiah Gibbs helping the Amistad captives, John Quincy Adams argument to free the captives and allow them to return to their homes. The slave trade in the 1850s, Captain William Corrie and The Wanderer.
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 51 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 2, Interview with Deborah Gray White, Professor of History, Rutgers University. 2 of 2
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 1 mins
Deborah Gray White is interviewed about the journal of Frances "Fanny" Kemble, the lives of slave women, Harriet Jacobs, headman Frank and the rape of his wife Betty, what it means to be white vs. what it means to be black, the persistence of racism because of attitudes formed during slavery, Butler Island and bla...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 1 mins
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