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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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The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song, Episode 1
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directed by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999 and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991; produced by Kevin Burke and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991, WETA-TV, Inkwell Films and McGee Media, in The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 50 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion beginning with the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the extraordinary ways enslaved Africans preserved and adapted their faith practices from slavery to emancipation.
directed by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999 and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991; produced by Kevin Burke and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991, WETA-TV, Inkwell Films and McGee Media, in The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 50 mins
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The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song, Episode 2
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directed by Shayla Harris and Stacey Holman, fl. 1999; produced by Kevin Burke, WETA-TV, Inkwell Films and McGee Media, in The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 50 mins
Discover how the Black Church expanded its reach to address social inequality and minister to those in need, from the Jim Crow South to the heroic phase of the civil rights movement and the Black Church’s role in the present.
directed by Shayla Harris and Stacey Holman, fl. 1999; produced by Kevin Burke, WETA-TV, Inkwell Films and McGee Media, in The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 50 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 5, Write My Name in the Book of Life
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Kevin Burke and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps musician Pharrell Williams and filmmaker Kasi Lemmons understand the experiences of their enslaved ancestors, uncovering extraordinarily rare first-person accounts of their relatives who endured bondage.
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Kevin Burke and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 52 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 LLC, 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 LLC, 2021), 17 mins
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Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America
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directed by Gretchen Sorin and Ric Burns, 1955-; produced by Steven Bennett, fl. 1997, Emir Lewis, fl. 1997, Emily Pfeil, fl. 2019 and Kathryn Clinard, fl. 2013, Steeplechase Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 59 mins
Chronicling the history and personal experiences of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond – Driving While Black explores the background of a phrase rooted in realities that have been a part of the African American experience for hundre...
directed by Gretchen Sorin and Ric Burns, 1955-; produced by Steven Bennett, fl. 1997, Emir Lewis, fl. 1997, Emily Pfeil, fl. 2019 and Kathryn Clinard, fl. 2013, Steeplechase Films (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 1 hour 59 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 15, Breaking the Silences
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 15 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family secrets of journalist Gayle King, film director Jordan Peele, and comedian Issa Rae, introducing them to ancestors who are both black and white, raising profound questions about their family trees.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, WETA Productions, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 15 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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John Lewis: Good Trouble
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directed by Dawn Porter, fl. 2009-2015; produced by Erika Alexander, Arnon Bentovim, fl. 2015, Laura Michalchyshyn, fl. 1996 and Dawn Porter, fl. 2009-2015, AGC Studios, CNN Films and Color Farm Media; performed by Elijah Cummings, 1951-, Anthony Johnson, fl. 1982-2015 and Hillary Rodham Clinton, 1947- (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2020), 1 hour 38 mins
An intimate account of legendary U.S. Representative John Lewis’ life, legacy and more than 60 years of extraordinary activism. After Lewis petitioned Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to help integrate a segregated school in his hometown of Troy, Alabama, King sent “the boy from Troy” a round trip bus ticket to me...
directed by Dawn Porter, fl. 2009-2015; produced by Erika Alexander, Arnon Bentovim, fl. 2015, Laura Michalchyshyn, fl. 1996 and Dawn Porter, fl. 2009-2015, AGC Studios, CNN Films and Color Farm Media; performed by Elijah Cummings, 1951-, Anthony Johnson, fl. 1982-2015 and Hillary Rodham Clinton, 1947- (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2020), 1 hour 38 mins
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PBS NewsHour, How This Year's Antiracism Protests Differ From Past Social Justice Movements
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produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Peniel E. Joseph and Amna Nawaz, 1979-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 9 mins
Philadelphia protests over the killing of Walter Wallace Jr. represent only the latest in a year of nationwide demonstrations against racism and police violence. The ongoing movement has captured attention and provided political fodder -- but it also reflects a long American history of organizing against injustice...
produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Peniel E. Joseph and Amna Nawaz, 1979-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2020), 9 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 7, Science Pioneers
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 7 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Harold E.Varmus--three pioneering scientists who’ve made dramatic contributions to our understanding of the world.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 7 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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