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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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50 Years of Military Integration (July 31, 1998)
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Phil Ponce (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 1998), 13 mins
This video, produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions, is a panel discussion about 50 years of integration in the military.
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Phil Ponce (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 1998), 13 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 1, Different But Equal
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directed by Christopher Ralling, 1930-; presented by Basil Davidson, 1913-2010; produced by John Percival, 1937-2005, Mitchell Beazley Television, Monarda Arts and Channel Four Television, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 1 (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, Mitchell Beazley Television, Monarda Arts and Channel Four Television, in Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson, Episode 1 (ArtHaus Musik, 1984), 53 mins
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African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 4, The Past Is Another Country
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directed by Graham Judd, fl. 1997-2011; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2. The series will draw on DNA analysis, genealogical research and family oral tradition to trace the lineages of the parti...
directed by Graham Judd, fl. 1997-2011; produced by WNET Channel 13, New York, NY, Kunhardt Films and Inkwell Films, in African American Lives, Series 2, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 56 mins
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Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1, Interview with Thomas J. Davis, Professor of History, Arizona State University and author of
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directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Noland Walker, fl. 2003, Public Broadcasting Service, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 27 mins
Thomas Davis is interviewed about the differing visions of European settlers, how Europeans handle labor in the New World, the fears about the Spanish and Native Americans, the reality in Jamestown, the first Africans in Virginia, Anthony Johnson, what is unique about America between 1750 and 1800, the impact of t...
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Noland Walker, fl. 2003, Public Broadcasting Service, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Part 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 27 mins
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Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 6, Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations
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directed by Karen McGann, 1975-; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Karen McGann, 1975-, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
In his six-hour series, Africa's Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent,...
directed by Karen McGann, 1975-; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Karen McGann, 1975-, McGee Media, Inkwell Films and Kunhardt Films, in Africa's Great Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 53 mins
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Against All Odds: The Fight for a Black Middle Class
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produced by Tom Casciato, fl. 1989-2013 and Bob Herbert, 1945-, Okapi Productions, Schumann Media Center and Public Square Media (United States: Public Square Media, 2016), 1 hour 15 mins
AGAINST ALL ODDS: The Fight for a Black Middle Class. Acclaimed journalist Bob Herbert details the harsh and often brutal discrimination that has made it extremely difficult for African-Americans to establish a middle-class standard of living. Dramatic historical footage and deeply-moving personal interviews explo...
produced by Tom Casciato, fl. 1989-2013 and Bob Herbert, 1945-, Okapi Productions, Schumann Media Center and Public Square Media (United States: Public Square Media, 2016), 1 hour 15 mins
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Alberta Hunter: My Castle's Rockin'
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directed by Stuart A. Goldman, fl. 1987-2011; produced by Stuart A. Goldman, fl. 1987-2011; interview by Billy Taylor, 1921-2010 (United States: V.I.E.W., 2001), 58 mins
This video, by Stuart A. Goldman, is about the singer Alberta Hunter.
directed by Stuart A. Goldman, fl. 1987-2011; produced by Stuart A. Goldman, fl. 1987-2011; interview by Billy Taylor, 1921-2010 (United States: V.I.E.W., 2001), 58 mins
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