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Big Picture, Montgomery Bus Boycott
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in Big Picture (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich, 2018), 4 mins
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks boarded a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama. When the bus reached its third stop, Ms. Parks was asked to surrender her seat to a white passenger. She refused and was arrested. The event inspired the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the first mass protest of the Civil Rights Movement. In turn,...
in Big Picture (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich, 2018), 4 mins
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The Jazz Ambassadors
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directed by Hugo Berkeley, fl. 2005; produced by Mick Csaky, 1945-, Normal Life Pictures, Antelope (Production company) and Thirteen Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 29 mins
In 1955, as the Soviet Union's pervasive propaganda about the U.S. and American racism spread globally, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. convinced President Eisenhower that jazz was the best way to intervene in the Cold War cultural conflict. For the next decade, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Goo...
directed by Hugo Berkeley, fl. 2005; produced by Mick Csaky, 1945-, Normal Life Pictures, Antelope (Production company) and Thirteen Productions (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 29 mins
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While I Breathe, I Hope
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directed by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012; produced by Diane Robertson, fl. 2018, Emily Harrold, fl. 2012, Lauren Franklin, fl. 2010 and Xuan Vu, fl. 2012 (New York: Lynnwood Pictures, 2018), 1 hour 11 mins
While I Breathe, I Hope is a feature documentary film that explores what it means to be young, Black, and Progressive in the American South through the experiences of South Carolina Politician Bakari Sellers.
directed by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012; produced by Diane Robertson, fl. 2018, Emily Harrold, fl. 2012, Lauren Franklin, fl. 2010 and Xuan Vu, fl. 2012 (New York: Lynnwood Pictures, 2018), 1 hour 11 mins
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Dignity and Defiance: A Portrait of Mary Church Terrell
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directed by Robin N. Hamilton, fl. 2001-2015; produced by Robin N. Hamilton, fl. 2001-2015, Around Robin Production Company (Silver Spring, MD: Around Robin Production Company, 2017), 26 mins
Raised in privilege but degraded by persistent racial prejudice, Mary Church Terrell fought for the basic human right to be treated equally. Born the year of the Emancipation Proclamation, she made it her life’s mission to fight for justice. She, along with her husband, became champions of this cause. Along the...
directed by Robin N. Hamilton, fl. 2001-2015; produced by Robin N. Hamilton, fl. 2001-2015, Around Robin Production Company (Silver Spring, MD: Around Robin Production Company, 2017), 26 mins
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A New Color
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directed by Marlene Morris; produced by Marlene Morris, Galewind Films (The Video Project, 2017), 56 mins
A NEW COLOR joyfully profiles the life and work of celebrated artist Edythe Boone whose colorful murals portray some of the major events of our time and illustrate the transformative power of art. Long before Black Lives Matter became a rallying cry, septuagenarian Boone embodied that truth as an accomplished arti...
directed by Marlene Morris; produced by Marlene Morris, Galewind Films (The Video Project, 2017), 56 mins
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Against All Odds: The Fight for a Black Middle Class
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produced by Tom Casciato, fl. 1989-2013 and Bob Herbert, 1945-, Okapi Productions, Schumann Media Center and Public Square Media (United States: Public Square Media, 2016), 1 hour 15 mins
AGAINST ALL ODDS: The Fight for a Black Middle Class. Acclaimed journalist Bob Herbert details the harsh and often brutal discrimination that has made it extremely difficult for African-Americans to establish a middle-class standard of living. Dramatic historical footage and deeply-moving personal interviews explo...
produced by Tom Casciato, fl. 1989-2013 and Bob Herbert, 1945-, Okapi Productions, Schumann Media Center and Public Square Media (United States: Public Square Media, 2016), 1 hour 15 mins
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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Four, Touch the Sky
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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
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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part One, Out of the Shadows
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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
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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Three, Keep Your Head Up
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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
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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Part Two, Move on Up
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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
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