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Frontline, Season 40, Episode 6, American Reckoning
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directed by Yoruba Richen, 1972- and Brad Lichtenstein, fl. 1996; produced by Yoruba Richen, 1972- and Brad Lichtenstein, fl. 1996, Frontline Films, 371 Productions and Retro Report, in Frontline, Season 40, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 25 mins
An unsolved 1960s murder reveals an untold story of the civil rights movement and Black resistance. With Retro Report, the film draws on rarely seen footage filmed more than 50 years ago in Natchez, MS, and follows one family's search for justice.
directed by Yoruba Richen, 1972- and Brad Lichtenstein, fl. 1996; produced by Yoruba Richen, 1972- and Brad Lichtenstein, fl. 1996, Frontline Films, 371 Productions and Retro Report, in Frontline, Season 40, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 25 mins
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Untold: Power to the People, 9, The Bloodiest Race Riot in US History
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Power to the People, 9 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
It began as a protest against the Conscription Act of 1863 – but quickly descended into the bloodiest race riot in US history. So why did New York’s White working class kill at least 120 people during the New York Draft Riots?
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Power to the People, 9 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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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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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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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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Independent Lens, Charm City
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directed by Marilyn Ness, fl. 2002; produced by Marilyn Ness, fl. 2002 and Katy Chevigny, fl. 1999, Big Mouth Productions, in Independent Lens (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 47 mins
CHARM CITY delivers a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore. The film highlights the positive actions undertaken by groups and individuals, who come together to rebuild, heal, and for...
directed by Marilyn Ness, fl. 2002; produced by Marilyn Ness, fl. 2002 and Katy Chevigny, fl. 1999, Big Mouth Productions, in Independent Lens (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 47 mins
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Isaac Pope: The Spirit of An American Century
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directed by Rock Grant, fl. 2018; produced by Rock Grant, fl. 2018, Paula J. Caplan Productions (Paula J. Caplan Productions, 2018), 58 mins
This is the story of Isaac Pope - an African-American centenarian, grandson of slaves, son of sharecroppers, and unassuming WWII veteran and unsung hero of the civil rights and workers' rights movements. This film gives viewers an intimate view of 100 years of American history captured through Isaac Pope’s spell...
directed by Rock Grant, fl. 2018; produced by Rock Grant, fl. 2018, Paula J. Caplan Productions (Paula J. Caplan Productions, 2018), 58 mins
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(Privately Published, 2018),
Source: mappingpoliceviolence.org
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Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2, Interview with Norrece T. Jones, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University.  2 of 4
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directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
Norrece Jones is interviewed about realities for slave families, the importance of kinship, communications among slaves, the relationships between master and slaves, the fates of slave mothers and babies, contradictory notions of freedom, why many slaves supported the British, Venture Smith, capitalism as a driver...
directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
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Independent Lens, Season 18, Episode 7, Birth of a Movement: The Battle Against America's First Blockbuster
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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
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