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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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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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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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I Am A Man: Black Masculinity in America
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written by Andrew Jones, fl. 1961 and Byron Hurt, 1969-; directed by Byron Hurt, 1969- (Northampton, MA: Media Education Foundation, 2006), 1 hour 20 mins
This award-winning documentary links everyday black men from various socioeconomic backgrounds with some of Black America's most progressive academics, social critics and authors to provide an engaging, candid dialogue on black masculine identity in American culture. Featuring interviews with bell hooks, Michael E...
written by Andrew Jones, fl. 1961 and Byron Hurt, 1969-; directed by Byron Hurt, 1969- (Northampton, MA: Media Education Foundation, 2006), 1 hour 20 mins
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The Amazing Nina Simone
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directed by Jeff L. Lieberman, 1978-; produced by Jeff L. Lieberman, 1978-, Re-Emerging Films (United States: Re-Emerging Films, 2015), 2 hours 1 mins
She was left out of Civil Rights history, erased by jazz critics, and forgotten by most Americans because no one knew how to categorize her greatness.  But throughout the 1960s, Nina Simone was both loved and feared for her outspoken vision of Black Freedom. Her musical proclamations like "Mississippi Goddam", an...
directed by Jeff L. Lieberman, 1978-; produced by Jeff L. Lieberman, 1978-, Re-Emerging Films (United States: Re-Emerging Films, 2015), 2 hours 1 mins
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American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10, Interview with historian Charles Joyner, 1 of 3
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directed by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971; produced by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2000), 24 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, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: John Brown's Holy War, Season 12, Episode 10 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2000), 24 mins
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