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Adam Clayton Powell
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directed by Richard Kilberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 1 hour 5 mins
This is a compelling portrait of the legendary African American leader, Adam Clayton Powell as well as a fascinating look at the beginning of modern black politics in this country. Handsome, brilliant and controversial, he was the pastor of America's largest Protestant congregation; an early champion in the Civil...
directed by Richard Kilberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1989), 1 hour 5 mins
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African Exodus
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directed by Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008; produced by Paul Turlick, fl. 2006, Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008 and Jessica Landaw, fl. 1994, Red Shield Pictures (New York, NY: DigiNext Films, 2016), 1 hour 11 mins

Since 2006, 60,000 non-Jewish Africans, primarily from Sudan and Eritrea, have fled the wars and dictatorships of their home countries and made their way through Egypt and the Sinai desert into Israel, the Jewish homeland. These Africans, mostly refugees and asylum seekers, have risked their lives in the hope of f...

directed by Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008; produced by Paul Turlick, fl. 2006, Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008 and Jessica Landaw, fl. 1994, Red Shield Pictures (New York, NY: DigiNext Films, 2016), 1 hour 11 mins
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Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Interview with Jeffrey Leath, Pastor of Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church, Philadelphia
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produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins
Jeffrey Leath is interviewed about Richard Allen and his conversion to Christianity and the conversion of his owner, the role of spirituality in everyday life, Richard Allen's mission to share his religious experience, the beginning of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, Christianity as a mean...
produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834) (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins
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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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All for the Nation
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directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; produced by Christine Chamoun, fl. 2003, Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2011), 50 mins
"Koulouna lil Watan" (All For The Nation) focuses on a particular Lebanese nationality law, which stipulates that Lebanese women who choose to marry a foreigner are not allowed to extend their Lebanese citizenship to their husbands and children. Without citizenship, those families lose their social, civil and econ...
directed by Carol Mansour, 1961-; produced by Christine Chamoun, fl. 2003, Forward Film Productions (Beirut, Bayrut: Forward Film Productions, 2011), 50 mins
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All Power to The People!
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directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins

Opening with a montage of four hundred years of race injustice in America, this powerful documentary provides the historical context for the establishment of the 60's civil rights movement. Rare clips of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, and other activists transport one back to those tumultuous times....

directed by Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-; produced by Kristin Bell, fl. 1996, Nico Panigutti, fl. 1988-1996 and Lee Lew-Lee, 1953-, Electronic News Group and ZDF Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2000), 1 hour 56 mins
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