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African Redemption: the Life and Legacy of Marcus Garvey
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directed by Roy T. Anderson, 1962-; produced by Roy T. Anderson, 1962- and Alison G. Anderson, fl. 2012, Black Star Line Films (Union, NJ: Black Star Line Films, 2022), 1 hour 24 mins
Hailed as the ‘Negro Moses’, Jamaican-born Marcus Mosiah Garvey, in his short life (1887 - 1940), would go on to become the world’s foremost civil rights activist and, in some eyes, the greatest mass leader of the twentieth century. This ground-breaking film chronicles his improbable journey.
directed by Roy T. Anderson, 1962-; produced by Roy T. Anderson, 1962- and Alison G. Anderson, fl. 2012, Black Star Line Films (Union, NJ: Black Star Line Films, 2022), 1 hour 24 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 2, Activists Roots
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates explores the family trees of Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Anita Hill, introducing two women who’ve made profound sacrifices for social justice to the ancestors who made sacrifices for them. Using DNA and the historical record, Gates rediscovers lost heroes, telling stories of African Americ...
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Frontline, Season 2022, Episode 12, Police on Trial
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directed by Mike Shum, fl. 2014; produced by Mike Shum, fl. 2014 and Marcia Robiou, WGBH Educational Foundation and Five O'Clock Films, in Frontline, Season 2022, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 23 mins
Investigating the Minneapolis police in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd. With Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters from the Star Tribune--from the killing and protests to the trial of Derek Chauvin to the struggle for accountability.
directed by Mike Shum, fl. 2014; produced by Mike Shum, fl. 2014 and Marcia Robiou, WGBH Educational Foundation and Five O'Clock Films, in Frontline, Season 2022, Episode 12 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 23 mins
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NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson on Voting Rights Protection
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(Bloomberg L. P., 2022), 7 mins
NAACP President/CEO Derrick Johnson discusses the push to pass voting rights reform. (1/14/22)
(Bloomberg L. P., 2022), 7 mins
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Black Power: A British Story of Resistance
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directed by George Amponsah, fl. 2004; produced by Helen Bart, Lammas Park Productions, Turbine Studios and Rogan Productions (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2021), 1 hour 29 mins
Charting the period between 1961 and 1971, this is a searing account of how members of the British Black Power movement challenged police oppression and political prejudice.
directed by George Amponsah, fl. 2004; produced by Helen Bart, Lammas Park Productions, Turbine Studios and Rogan Productions (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2021), 1 hour 29 mins
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Black Women in America & Their Fight for Voting Rights
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produced by Brian Stewart, fl. 2008, Stewart Media USA LLC (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media, 2021), 30 mins
The battles for African American women fought 100 years ago--for a constitutional right and against segregationist and discriminatory Jim Crow laws in the South echo today as American women continue to work against voter suppression and for full access to the polls. During the 19th and 20th centuries, Black women...
produced by Brian Stewart, fl. 2008, Stewart Media USA LLC (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media, 2021), 30 mins
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in Did you know? (Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2021), 2 mins
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Fighting For Respect: African-American Soldiers in World War I
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directed by Joanne Burke, fl. 2017; produced by Phylssa Koshland, fl. 2017 (New York, NY: Blue Lion Films, 2021), 55 mins
This documentary in the story of African Americans in France captures the plight of African American soldiers who fought in WWI, receiving the Croix de Guerre military decoration from France, while still fighting discrimination and hatred at home in America.
directed by Joanne Burke, fl. 2017; produced by Phylssa Koshland, fl. 2017 (New York, NY: Blue Lion Films, 2021), 55 mins
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Independent Lens, 2, Ferguson Rises
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directed by Mobolaji Olambiwonnu, 1971-; produced by Tamika Lamison, 1969-, Nick Moon, Jessica Oyelowo, 1978-, David Oyelowo, 1976-, Lisa Smithline, fl. 1987, TJ Odebunmi, Tanayi Seabrook, fl. 2002, Kareem Rahma, 1986- and Mobolaji Olambiwonnu, 1971-, Yoruba Saxon, Films With A Purpose, Philmco and Ferguson Rises, LLC, in Independent Lens, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 22 mins
In 2014, Michael Brown Sr.’s son was killed by white police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, an event that fueled the Black Lives Matter movement. His personal story seeking justice and healing has not been told until now.
directed by Mobolaji Olambiwonnu, 1971-; produced by Tamika Lamison, 1969-, Nick Moon, Jessica Oyelowo, 1978-, David Oyelowo, 1976-, Lisa Smithline, fl. 1987, TJ Odebunmi, Tanayi Seabrook, fl. 2002, Kareem Rahma, 1986- and Mobolaji Olambiwonnu, 1971-, Yoruba Saxon, Films With A Purpose, Philmco and Ferguson Rises, LLC, in Independent Lens, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 22 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Civil Rights Pioneer Ruby Bridges On Activism In The Modern Era
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produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Charlayne Hunter-Gault, 1942-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 17 mins
In the 1960s, Ruby Bridges became the first African-American student to integrate into an entirely white public school system in New Orleans. She joins Charlayne Hunter-Gault, who followed in Bridges' footsteps 60 years ago and desegregated the University of Georgia along with Hamilton Holmes, to discuss racism an...
produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Charlayne Hunter-Gault, 1942-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 17 mins
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