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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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As Evanston, Illinois Approves Reparations For Black Residents, Will The Country Follow?
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presented by John Yang, 1958- (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 5 mins
The nation's first government-backed reparations initiative was green lit this week in Evanston, Illinois, a Chicago suburb where about 16 percent of its 75,000 residents are Black. The city council has promised $10 million over 10 years. John Yang discusses how the program could serve as a model for the rest of t...
presented by John Yang, 1958- (District of Columbia: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 5 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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Economist Video, How COVID-19 Exposes Systemic Racism In America
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produced by The Economist; interview by John Prideaux, in Economist Video (The Economist, 2021), 9 mins
In America, black people are almost twice more likely to die from covid-19 as white people. Economist journalists explain how the pandemic has illuminated systemic racism in America
produced by The Economist; interview by John Prideaux, in Economist Video (The Economist, 2021), 9 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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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 8, Anchored to the Past
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke, Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Josh Gleason, fl. 2011-2014 and Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, McGee Media, Inkwell Media Inc. and Kunhardt Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. examines how journalists Gretchen Carlson and Don Lemon were able to overcome biases in their careers, drawing parallels to relatives who met profound challenges of their own.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke, Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Josh Gleason, fl. 2011-2014 and Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017, McGee Media, Inkwell Media Inc. and Kunhardt Films, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 9, On Broadway
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 9 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. investigates the family histories of Broadway stars Audra MacDonald and Mandy Patinkin, discovering ancestors whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success.
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Kevin Burke and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 7, Episode 9 (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, 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, 2021), 17 mins
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