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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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As Evanston, Illinois Approves Reparations For Black Residents, Will The Country Follow?
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presented by John Yang, 1958- (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 5 mins
The nation's first government-backed reparations initiative was green lit this week in Evanston, Illinois, a Chicago suburb where about 16 percent of its 75,000 residents are Black. The city council has promised $10 million over 10 years. John Yang discusses how the program could serve as a model for the rest of t...
presented by John Yang, 1958- (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 5 mins
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Economist Video, How COVID-19 Exposes Systemic Racism In America
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produced by The Economist; interview by John Prideaux, in Economist Video (The Economist, 2021), 9 mins
In America, black people are almost twice more likely to die from covid-19 as white people. Economist journalists explain how the pandemic has illuminated systemic racism in America
produced by The Economist; interview by John Prideaux, in Economist Video (The Economist, 2021), 9 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Following The Way Of Love Through Divisions, Upheaval And Uncertainty
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 9 mins
The Most Rev. Michael Curry is the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church of the U.S. His latest book "Love is the Way: Holding Onto Hope in Troubling Times," reveals how love fueled his journey from descendant of slaves to the top position in a predominantly white church. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss how l...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 9 mins
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Remembering Emmett Till
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produced by Veda Shastri, fl. 2010 and Audra Burch, fl. 2017, New York Times Company (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2019), 8 mins
In this virtual reality documentary, we explore how the Mississippi towns where Emmett Till’s murder took place more than six decades ago are trying to memorialize him.
produced by Veda Shastri, fl. 2010 and Audra Burch, fl. 2017, New York Times Company (New York, NY: The New York Times 360, 2019), 8 mins
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Revivalism: Representing an Afro-Jamaican Identity
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written by Maria A. Robinson-Smith, fl. 2018 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2018), 195 page(s)
Maria A. Robinson-Smith presents an overview and genealogy of Revivalism in this work. She explores the role of the Revival iconography in building a culture of shared understanding among Revivalists and, by extension, African Jamaicans. The Watt Town setting, with bands coming together from communities all over J...
written by Maria A. Robinson-Smith, fl. 2018 (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2018), 195 page(s)
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America to Me, Episode 1, What's the Big Deal About Oak Park?
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 1 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 58 mins
America to Me focuses on a year at Chicago’s Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRFHS), widely considered to be a safe, well-integrated, academically strong school. In Episode 1, we meet some of its students of color and their families, who have sacrificed to live in this popular district. Their stories beg...
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 1 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 58 mins
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America to Me, Episode 2, Stranger in a Room
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 2 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
As we meet more students at Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRFHS), we start to see where the students of color are able to live as their authentic selves, and where they’re just surviving. Extracurricular activities like Spoken Word Club offer safe, validating spaces for students like Charles and Chanti...
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 2 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
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America to Me, Episode 3, There Is No Pain That Compares to the Struggle
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 3 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
By Episode 3, the racial cracks at Oak Park and River Forest High School (OPRFHS) are becoming more apparent, as are the complexities of Oak Park’s racialized relationships. Terrence’s relationship with his mother, Jada’s and Charles’s interactions with their physics teacher, and teacher Jessica Stovall’...
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 3 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
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America to Me, Episode 4, There's Nothing Funny About Race!
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 4 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
Episode 4 offers a vivid example of the impact of agency. When an individual feels a sense of agency - like Ke’Shawn in his theater class - they feel like they have control over their choices and actions, and the ability to advocate for themselves. Agency impacts our self-image, our sense of belonging and contri...
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015; produced by Participant Media and Kartemquin Films, in America to Me, Episode 4 (Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: Ro*Co Films, 2018), 1 hour
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