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The Children's March | 1963 0    0

American short documentary film about the Birmingham, Alabama civil rights marches in the 1960's, highlighting the bravery of young activists involved in Children's Crusade (1963). In 2005, this f...

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The Healthcare Divide (full documentary) | FRONTLINE 0    0

How pressure to increase profits and uneven government support are widening the divide between rich and poor hospitals, endangering care for low-income populations. With NPR and the Investigative Repo...

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Dream Land: Little Rock's West 9th Street was once a vibrant... 0    0

Little Rock, Arkansas's, West 9th Street was once a vibrant, African-American business and entertainment district. Taborian Hall is the only remaining historic structure on West 9th Street and stands ...

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Black Health Disparities Go Back To Slavery | Discovered Tru... 0    0

Discovered Truth: A Health Care Journey discusses black barriers to healthcare due to racism, distrust, and slavery and how that effects racial health disparities now. Historically the African Amer...

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Special Message to the Congress: The American Promise [on th... 0    0

President Johnson's Special Message to the Congress, The American Promise. March 15, 1965. Index terms: Speeches; Congress; LBJ Library video MP506 donated by CBS. For research purposes only. Us...

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Extended Version: Fannie Lou Hamer's America | Beyond The Le... 0    0

To commemorate 45 years since the passing of civil and human rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer, Monica Land, Mrs. Hamer’s great-niece and executive producer of FANNIE LOU HAMER’S AMER...

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Fannie Lou Hamer: Stand Up | MPB 0    0

Civil rights legend Fannie Lou Hamer is remembered by those who worked side by side with her in the struggle for voting rights. An African-American sharecropper from the Mississippi Delta, Hamer’s d...

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Fannie Lou Hamer's America | Beyond the Lens 0    0

For the family of Fannie Lou Hamer, she was a woman of power and presence as a civil and human rights activist. But to Jacqueline Hamer Flakes, Monica Land, and Jimmy Lee Lacey, she was also so much m...

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One Tenth of a Nation (1954) | Parade Of Progress 0    0

This film series highlights the contributions of African Americans to their communities and the nation. Events and achievements highlighted in this film were: recent political appointments of African ...

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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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What CAUSED African Americans to Leave the South? (The Great... 0    0

An explanation about why Africans Americans migrated from the South to Northern cities during the early part of the 20th century and it's cause and effect. The First Great Migration, sometimes know...

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Talking Black In America 0    0

TALKING BLACK in AMERICA follows the unique circumstances of the descendants of American slaves and their incredible impact on American life and language. Speech varieties from the African American co...

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The Reconstruction Era (Documentary) 0    0

The Reconstruction era was a period in American history following the American Civil War (1861–1865); it lasted from 1865 to 1877 & marked a significant chapter in the history of civ...

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African Millionaires in America 0    0

The American dream is the main reason why, for centuries the United States of America has been the number one destination for generations of immigrants. During all these years each immigrant, hitting ...

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1972-73 SPECIAL REPORT: BLAXPLOITATION FILMS 0    0

Blaxploitation or blacksploitation is an ethnic subgenre of the exploitation film, emerging in the United States during the early 1970s. Blaxploitation films were originally made specifically for a...

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The Legend Pam Grier Talks Family History, Her Career, Richa... 0    0

Pamela Grier is an American actress. Grier became known in the early 1970s for starring in a string of women in prison and blaxploitation films such as The Big Bird Cage (1972), Coffy (1973), Foxy Bro...

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The Savings and Loan Banking Crisis: George Bush, the CIA, a... 0    0

The savings and loan crisis of the 1980s and 1990s (commonly dubbed the S&L crisis) was the failure of about 747 out of the 3,234 savings and loan associations in the United States. Ab...

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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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1960: Harvest of Shame 0    0

Watch the entire original broadcast of one of the most celebrated documentaries of all time, 1960's Harvest of Shame in which Edward R. Murrow exposed the plight of America's farm workers.

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The U.S. Owes $350,000 To Every Black American 0    0

The U.S. never fulfilled its promise of "40 acres and a mule" to formerly enslaved people. If America granted reparations today, what would they look like, and who wo...

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