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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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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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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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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 4, Interview with Margaret Washington, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University, 4 of 4
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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 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 24 mins
Margaret Washington is interviewed about Harriet Jacobs and the lives of slave women, gender conventions and racism, resentment of slave women by mistresses, Butler Island and religious life, the roles of women in the slave community, literacy and education among slaves, justifications by whites for slavery, minst...
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 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 24 mins
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Ali's Comeback: The Untold Story
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directed by Art Jones; produced by Olayimika Cole, Mandy Fason, Brittany Wyatt and Art Jones, Dream Factory (Marina del Rey, CA: Vision Films, 2020), 1 hour 25 mins
It’s 1970, Muhammad Ali had been exiled from boxing for his firm stance against the Vietnam War, stripped of his title, and convicted of draft evasion. But in Atlanta, a diverse group of leaders came together to ensure he received his rightful comeback. This is the epic tale about the return of the greatest athl...
directed by Art Jones; produced by Olayimika Cole, Mandy Fason, Brittany Wyatt and Art Jones, Dream Factory (Marina del Rey, CA: Vision Films, 2020), 1 hour 25 mins
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American Experience: 1964, Part 2, 1964: Interview with Dave Dennis, Civil Rights Activist, part 2 of 2
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston and Insignia Films, in American Experience: 1964, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 44 mins
It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the Kennedy assassination. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964 by award-winning j...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston and Insignia Films, in American Experience: 1964, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2014), 44 mins
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American Experience, Goin' Back to T-Town
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produced by Joyce Vaughn and Sam Pollard, fl. 1989, Two Dollars and a Dream Inc., in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
Goin’ Back to T-Town tells the story of Greenwood, an extraordinary Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that prospered during the 1920s and 30s despite rampant and hostile segregation. Torn apart in 1921 by one of the worst racially-motivated massacres in the nation’s history, the neighborhood rose from the as...
produced by Joyce Vaughn and Sam Pollard, fl. 1989, Two Dollars and a Dream Inc., in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1, Interview with Delores Boyd, 1 of 2
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Boston and American Experience Films; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 9 mins
Delores Boyd was 11 when she went to the meeting of Freedom Riders at the First Baptist Church, Montgomery.
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- and Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017, WGBH Boston and American Experience Films; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 9 mins
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American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2, Interview with Glenda Gaither Davis, 2 of 2
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directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017 and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 22 mins
Glenda Gaither Davis: Student at Claflin University (Orangeburg, SC) on the New Orleans, Louisiana to Jackson, Mississippi (Illinois Central RR), May 30, 1961
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Laurens Grant, fl. 2003-2017 and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, American Experience Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Stanley Nelson, 1955-, in American Experience: Freedom Riders, Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 22 mins
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American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10, Interview with historian James Horton, 3 of 5
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directed by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971; produced by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, Robert Kenner Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, in American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 mins
Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Fer...
directed by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971; produced by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, Robert Kenner Films and WGBH Boston; interview by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, in American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 mins
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