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American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2, Voice of Freedom
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 41 mins
Follow the story of singer Marian Anderson, whose talent broke down barriers around the world. Narrated by Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton), Voice of Freedom explores questions about talent, race, fame, democracy and the American soul.
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 41 mins
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Economist Video, Misty Copeland: Why Ballet Has So Few Black Dancers
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produced by The Economist; interview by Anne McElvoy, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 11 mins
Misty Copeland made history by becoming the first black female principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre. She talks to The Economist about the lack of diversity in ballet.
produced by The Economist; interview by Anne McElvoy, in Economist Video (London, England: The Economist, 2020), 11 mins
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Essential Stories Film Festival Archive, Part 2
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produced by Documentary Film Institute, in Essential Stories Film Festival Archive (San Francisco, CA: Documentary Film Institute, 2020), 52 mins
This video features different films from “Essential Stories” Film Festival from a line-up of filmmakers documenting their experiences of this new, 2020 reality — one that is influenced by COVID-19 as well as various social justice movements. Essential perspectives are those that are unique to one's position...
produced by Documentary Film Institute, in Essential Stories Film Festival Archive (San Francisco, CA: Documentary Film Institute, 2020), 52 mins
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The Artist in Society: Talking with Hershell West
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directed by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; produced by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; interview by Eve A. Ma, 1943- (Berkeley, CA: Palomino Pro, 2019), 1 hour
Painter, muralist, teacher of at-risk youth, key organizer involved in community projects - Hershell West is a black man brought up in the rural south in the days before the end of segregation. Neither his family nor his community, nor the larger society expected him to become a professional artist. Defying the...
directed by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; produced by Eve A. Ma, 1943-; interview by Eve A. Ma, 1943- (Berkeley, CA: Palomino Pro, 2019), 1 hour
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The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 3, Micki Grant in Conversation with Charlayne Woodard
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directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures; interview by Charlayne Woodard, 1953-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 3 (New York, NY: Dramatists Guild Foundation, 2019), 40 mins

American theater’s most exciting and esteemed writers together in conversation – watch as current and established creators share their struggles, triumphs, and advice, and get an intimate glimpse into their creative process.

This episode features Charlayne Woodard (Pretty Fire) interviewing Micki Grant (Don’t...

directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures; interview by Charlayne Woodard, 1953-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 3 (New York, NY: Dramatists Guild Foundation, 2019), 40 mins
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Our Great Day: A Bond with Houston Blues
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directed by Rubén Durán, fl. 1992; produced by Rubén Durán, fl. 1992, CAB 95 films (Houston, TX: Rubén Durán, 2019), 53 mins
This documentary pays tribute to the rich African American blues heritage of the largest city in Texas by tracing the unlikely relationship between a cast of colorful characters and a Chicagoborn photographer now living in Ireland. The primary focus is a 1998 reunion of almost 80 musicians for a group portrait, an...
directed by Rubén Durán, fl. 1992; produced by Rubén Durán, fl. 1992, CAB 95 films (Houston, TX: Rubén Durán, 2019), 53 mins
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African American Intellectual History Society
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written by African American Intellectual History Society (African American Intellectual History Society, 2018),
Source: www.aaihs.org
written by African American Intellectual History Society (African American Intellectual History Society, 2018),
Source: www.aaihs.org
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Big Picture - Media Rich Learning, When Marian Anderson Sang
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in Big Picture - Media Rich Learning (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2018), 5 mins
In 1939 the great contralto Marian Anderson was denied the right to perform at Washington's Constitution Hall because of the color of her skin. The snub gave rise to an outpouring of support and activism that drew attention to the racial inequities in the nation's capital and throughout the country. Ms. Anderson's...
in Big Picture - Media Rich Learning (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2018), 5 mins
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Black Broadway on U
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written by Black Broadway on U (District of Columbia: Black Broadway on U, 2018),
Source: blackbroadwayonu.com
written by Black Broadway on U (District of Columbia: Black Broadway on U, 2018),
Source: blackbroadwayonu.com
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Black Experience in Children’s Books. Selections from Augusta Baker’s Bibliographies (The New York Public Library)
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written by New York Public Library. Digital Collections (New York, NY: New York Public Library. Digital Collections, 2018),
Source: digitalcollections.nypl.org
written by New York Public Library. Digital Collections (New York, NY: New York Public Library. Digital Collections, 2018),
Source: digitalcollections.nypl.org
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