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Why do so many US prison inmates convert to Islam? | The Str... 0    0

Darrell Davis was just 18 when he was sent to prison, serving a total of 25 years behind bars. Davis converted to Islam while in jail, taking on the name “Sadiq”, or truthful, as part of an attemp...

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Life And Death On The Streets of Chicago | Full Documentary ... 0    0

Against the backdrop of unprecedented gun violence, Reggie Yates travels to chicago to investigate gun crime in President Obama's adopted hometown. In 2015, there were 468 murders, and the murder rat...

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The Birth of Gospel — A Chicago Stories Documentary 0    0

This episode of chicago Stories traces the birth and growth of gospel music in chicago in the 1930s. The story follows "The Father of Gospel", Thomas A. Dorsey, who w...

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Lord Thing (1970, DeWitt Beall) 0    0

LORD THING (1970, DeWitt Beall, 16mm., Color, Sound, 52 min.; found in chicago Film Archives’ DeWitt Beall Collection http://www.chicagofilmarchives.org/collections/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/obje...

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The Corner, (1963) 0    0

New 16mm restoration (thanks to a grant from the National Preservation Foundation)! A documentary presentation from the point of view of the Vice Lords, a group of boys on chicago's West Side,...

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Ida B. Wells: A Chicago Stories Special Documentary 0    0

There are few chicago historical figures whose life and work speak to the current moment more than Ida B. Wells, the 19th century investigative journalist, civil rights leader, and passionate suffragi...

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Free To Choose - Milton Friedman on The Welfare System (1978... 0    0

Milton Freidman, in the fourth segment of the series, shows why he believes government-run welfare programs do not help the people they are intended to help or achieve the ends they are intended to ac...

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The BLOODIEST Racial Conflict in American History (The Red S... 0    0

This video explains the tragic events of the Red Summer in 1919. During the Red Summer of 1919 violence against Black people broke out across the country, more than three dozen racial riots took p...

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The Chicago Federation of Labor and the Race Riot of 1919 0    0

In 1919, chicago exploded in a firestorm of racial violence. In this colloquium, Prof. David Bates recounts the ways that chicago’s black and white workers responded to those eight bloody days. This...

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Bill Cosby on College, Student Loans, Education, African Ame... 0    0

In May 2004, after receiving an award at the celebration of the 50th Anniversary commemoration of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling—a ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court that outlawed school racia...

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What Was Life Like For Black Americans in The 80s? 0    0

What was it like being black in the 1980s? Black life in the 1980s was at times beautiful, at times scary, and always complicated. The rise of black celebrity and culture did not translate into a ris...

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Whitewashed: Unmasking the World of Whiteness 0    0

This documentary chronicles White Americans reflecting on white racial identity and racism. Areas the video explores include; the question of how people of European descent were transformed into &am...

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How America's Legacy Of Racial Terror Still Affects Black We... 0    0

The decades after the civil war saw Black Americans slowly gain more economic and political power in some parts of the country. Some bought land, started businesses and built schools. But in many plac...

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IS THE BLACK CHURCH DEAD? A ROUNDTABLE ON THE FUTURE OF BLA... 0    0

IS THE BLACK CHURCH DEAD? A ROUNDTABLE ON THE FUTURE OF BLACK CHURCHES During the first few months of 2010 a new, yet familiar, debate broke out about the role of black churches in the United State...

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The Field: Violence, Hip Hop & Hope in Chicago Documenta... 0    0

The realest documentary about hip hop and life on the streets in chicago. #WSHHFilms Featuring Lil Durk, Lil Reese, King Louie, Lil Bibby, Young Chop, Katie Got Bandz, Lil Mouse, Rhymefest &a...

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