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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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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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PBS NewsHour, Following The Way Of Love Through Divisions, Upheaval And Uncertainty
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 9 mins
The Most Rev. Michael Curry is the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church of the U.S. His latest book "Love is the Way: Holding Onto Hope in Troubling Times," reveals how love fueled his journey from descendant of slaves to the top position in a predominantly white church. He joins Judy Woodruff to discuss how l...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Judy Woodruff, 1946-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 9 mins
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PBS NewsHour, Poet Amanda Gorman On How She Prepared For Inauguration Day
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presented by Judy Woodruff, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 9 mins
The poet who will carry on a tradition and present her new work, "The Hill We Climb" at the inauguration this week is already quite accomplished at the age of 22. Jeffrey Brown talked to Amanda Gorman to learn more, as part of our ongoing arts and culture series, "CANVAS."
presented by Judy Woodruff, 1946-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 9 mins
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Catfish Kingdom
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produced by Jennifer Smart and Alexandra Travis, Newsy (Bowery Media, 2020), 8 mins
As the first black owner of a catfish plant in the U.S., Ed Scott Jr. built an empire, lost it to discrimination and land robbery, then fought to take back what was his. This is the story of how a farmer became a legend of the Mississippi Delta.
produced by Jennifer Smart and Alexandra Travis, Newsy (Bowery Media, 2020), 8 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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