415 results for your search

Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3, Interview with Margaret Washington, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University.  3 of 4
See details
directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
Margaret Washington is interviewed about the significance of Philadelphia in the 1790s, Richard Allen, the life of Jarena Lee and her spiritual conversion, Thomas Jefferson and modern racism, black labor at Monticello, the impact of the cotton gin, the end of the Atlantic slave trade, Gabriel's Rebellion, formatio...
directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Brotherly Love (1776-1834), Part 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
×
American Experience: 1964, Part 1, Interview with Marilyn Young, Historian, part 1 of 2
See details
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 32 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...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 32 mins
×
American Experience: 1964, Part 2, Interview with Marilyn Young, Historian, part 2 of 2
See details
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 2 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 36 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...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: 1964, Part 2 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 36 mins
×
Independent Lens, Season 18, Episode 7, Birth of a Movement: The Battle Against American's First Blockbuster
See details
directed by Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-; produced by Matthew Maclean, fl. 2011, Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-, String and Can, Northern Light Productions and Independent Television Service, in Independent Lens, Season 18, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 55 mins
In 1915, civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith's notoriously Ku Klux Klan-friendly blockbuster The Birth of a Nation, which unleashed a fight still raging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. Includes interviews with Sp...
directed by Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-; produced by Matthew Maclean, fl. 2011, Susan Gray, fl. 2003 and Bestor Cram, 1945-, String and Can, Northern Light Productions and Independent Television Service, in Independent Lens, Season 18, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 55 mins
×
Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Four, Touch the Sky
See details
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Four (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 55 mins
The final hour brings the story up to the present day. As the 21st Century dawned, the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina came as a wake-up call, revealing that the black poor were still grappling with issues that the civil rights movement set out to resolve decades earlier. After this sobering revelation, Senator Barac...
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Four (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 55 mins
×
Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part One, Out of the Shadows
See details
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part One (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 55 mins
The series begins at a crucial turning point in American history: the Selma marches that led to the signing of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and the urban rebellion that broke out in Watts just a few days later. Watts marked a new phase in the black struggle, revealing that our nation's racial issues were not confin...
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part One (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 55 mins
×
Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Three, Keep Your Head Up
See details
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Three (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 57 mins
The third hour reveals profound fissures within the country — and within black America — that deepened through the 1980s and '90s, just as African Americans were becoming more visible than ever. Gates visits his old friends Oprah Winfrey and Bob Johnson, who blazed astonishing trails during this era, reaching...
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Three (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 57 mins
×
Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Two, Move on Up
See details
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Two (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 56 mins
The second hour dramatizes the diverging paths for African Americans that emerged in the 1970s and early '80s, as well as the outbursts of white backlash that marked these years. We see how the civil rights era propelled a growing portion of black America into true upward mobility, allowing them to join the middle...
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016, Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003 and Leslie Asako Gladsjo, fl. 1988-2014; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013-2016 and Talleah Bridges McMahon, fl. 2003, Inkwell Films, McGee Media, Ark Media and Kunhardt Films, in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Two (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2016), 56 mins
×
Daughters of the New Republic: Harriet Tubman and Sarah Bradford
See details
directed by Linda Robertson, fl. 2016; produced by Due North Productions (Trumansburg, NY: Due North Productions, 2016), 1 hour 12 mins
Today, Harriet Tubman is an icon for the struggle for freedom in the United States. Her story might have been lost to history except for one woman, Sarah Bradford, who agreed to write her friend's biography. But who was she? Why did she say, "Yes," when others called her plan to make a heroine of a black woman and...
directed by Linda Robertson, fl. 2016; produced by Due North Productions (Trumansburg, NY: Due North Productions, 2016), 1 hour 12 mins
×
Great Big Story, Claudette Colvin: I Won't Stand Up
See details
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 2 mins
Around the same time Rosa Parks famously protested segregation by refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, a teenager named Claudette Colvin went to jail in Montgomery, Ala., for doing the exact same thing. This is her story. This video is from the Human Condition collection of Great Big Stories.
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2016), 2 mins
×

Pages