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Circle Unbroken: A Gullah Journey From Africa To America
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directed by Clark Santee, fl. 1983-2014; produced by Ron Small, fl. 1989 (New York, NY: Soundview Media Partners, 2014), 55 mins
75% of all enslaved Africans coming to America came in through the ports of Charleston, Beaufort & the sea islands of South Carolina. This beautiful, picturesque tourist destination is the epicenter of the Gullah culture; the foundation of African American history. From the horrors of middle passage slave voyages...
directed by Clark Santee, fl. 1983-2014; produced by Ron Small, fl. 1989 (New York, NY: Soundview Media Partners, 2014), 55 mins
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On My Own
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directed by Rachel Miller-Bradshaw, fl. 2001; produced by Rachel Miller-Bradshaw, fl. 2001 (New York, NY: Little Harriet Productions, 2014), 58 mins
On My Own is an eye-opening documentary that shatters the stigma of single motherhood. Sweeping through the black experience in America, On My Own’s comprehensive attitude is a refreshing breeze that cools the heated, and often unproductive, discourse of black family life in America. Through conversations with s...
directed by Rachel Miller-Bradshaw, fl. 2001; produced by Rachel Miller-Bradshaw, fl. 2001 (New York, NY: Little Harriet Productions, 2014), 58 mins
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Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age
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written by Lara Putnam, fl. 2013 (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 337 page(s)
In the generations after emancipation, hundreds of thousands of African-descended working-class men and women left their homes in the British Caribbean to seek opportunity abroad: in the goldfields of Venezuela and the cane fields of Cuba, the canal construction in Panama, and the bustling city streets of Brooklyn...
written by Lara Putnam, fl. 2013 (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 337 page(s)
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African Migrations: Patterns and Perspectives
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edited by Todd H. Leedy and Abdoulaye Kane (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 315 page(s)
Spurred by major changes in the world economy and in local ecology, the contemporary migration of Africans, both within the continent and to various destinations in Europe and North America, has seriously affected thousands of lives and livelihoods. The contributors to this volume, reflecting a variety of discipli...
edited by Todd H. Leedy and Abdoulaye Kane (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 315 page(s)
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American Experience, Part 1, The Abolitionists - Part 1
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 54 mins

Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called by many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important ci...

directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions and WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 54 mins
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American Experience, Part 2, The Abolitionists - Part 2
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Molly Jacobs, 1980- and Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called by many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important ci...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Molly Jacobs, 1980- and Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
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American Experience, Part 3, The Abolitionists - Part 3
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called by many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important ci...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
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Black American Gothic: Planting Urban Roots in Iowa
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directed by Carla Wilson, fl. 2013; produced by Carla Wilson, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 29 mins
Independent filmmaker Carla Wilson documents the exodus of black people from the inner-city, tracking folks from Chicago as they migrate west to small-town Iowa City, where they struggle to establish roots. Echoing the early 20th-century Great Migration of blacks from southern states to the Northeast and Midwest,...
directed by Carla Wilson, fl. 2013; produced by Carla Wilson, fl. 2013 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 29 mins
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The Black Fatherhood Project
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directed by Jordan Thierry, fl. 2010; produced by Jordan Thierry, fl. 2010 (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 53 mins
In The Black Fatherhood Project, filmmaker Jordan Thierry leads viewers through an honest and essential exploration of fatherhood in Black America, providing historical context and conversation for an issue at the core of the Black experience today. Nationwide, 67 percent of Black children live in single-parent fa...
directed by Jordan Thierry, fl. 2010; produced by Jordan Thierry, fl. 2010 (Santa Monica, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 53 mins
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