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A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School

A Place Out of Time: The Bordentown School

The little-known story of the last all black, publicly funded, co-educational boarding school North of the Mason-Dixon Line. In a segregated society,...

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A Ripple of Hope

A Ripple of Hope

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and mortally wounded. American cities were engulfed in chaos and fear. Despite the violence...

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Africa's Great Civilizations

Africa's Great Civilizations

In his six-hour series, Africa\'s Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind...

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African American Lives

African American Lives

An unprecedented four-part series, AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES uncovers a new level personal discovery. Using genealogy, oral history, family stories, and...

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African American Lives 2

African American Lives 2

The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to...

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After Ebola: W5

After Ebola: W5

Before the U.S. Civil War brutally settled the issue of slavery, more than 1,500 freed and free-born black Americans created a settlement in West...

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America and the Civil War

America and the Civil War

America and the Civil War – What began as a bitter dispute over states\' rights, ended as a struggle over the meaning of freedom in...

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America Beyond the Color Line with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

America Beyond the Color Line with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

The evolution of African American society has split into two distinct communities, according to Henry Louis Gates, Jr. - the privileged and the...

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American Experience: Jesse Owens

American Experience: Jesse Owens

On August 2, 1936, when the 22-year-old son of a sharecropper entered the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, he was barely able to control his anger in the...

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American Experience: Klansville U.S.A.

American Experience: Klansville U.S.A.

Investigate the reasons North Carolina, long seen as the most progressive state in the South, became home to the largest Klan organization in the...

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American Experience: The Abolitionists

American Experience: The Abolitionists

The abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor...

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American Masters: Althea

American Masters: Althea

Althea Gibson emerged as a most unlikely queen of the highly segregated tennis world of the 1950s. Her roots as a sharecropper\'s daughter, her...

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American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Distinctly referred to as \"a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,\" icon Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their...

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Black Experiences: Journeys to Canada Series

Black Experiences: Journeys to Canada Series

From enslaved people during the eras of New France and British North America, to the community of Africville in Nova Scotia, this program examines a...

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Black History: Role and History of the Black Community in Canada

Black History: Role and History of the Black Community in Canada

A panel of Black leaders discuss the role and history of the black community in Canada. The panel includes Don Meredith, Conservative Party of...

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Egalite for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution

Egalite for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution

The Haitian Revolution represents the only successful slave revolution in history; it created the world's first Black republic --- traumatizing...

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Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement DVD 7PK

Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement DVD 7PK

Eyes on the Prize tells the definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions...

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Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965 (Season 1)

Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years 1954-1965 (Season 1)

Produced by Blackside, Eyes on the Prize tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women...

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Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots

The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of this 10-part PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates,...

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Fire and Fury: The Story of Marie Josephe Angelique

Fire and Fury: The Story of Marie Josephe Angelique

A fire started on the night of April 10, 1734. By the early hours of the morning, half of Montreal had been destroyed. Marie-Josèphe-Angélique, a...

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Frontline: Dreams of Obama

Frontline: Dreams of Obama

As Barack Obama assumes the presidency on January 20th, 2009, FRONTLINE tells the story of how a little known state senator rose from obscurity to...

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FRONTLINE: Endgame - AIDS in Black America

FRONTLINE: Endgame - AIDS in Black America

Every ten minutes, someone in the US contracts HIV, and nearly half of the one million people in the United States infected with HIV are black men,...

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FRONTLINE: The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela (2011)

FRONTLINE: The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela (2011)

FRONTLINE presents the story of the man behind the myth, probing Mandela\'s character, leadership and life\'s method through intimate recollections...

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Haiti: Land of Tragedy, Land of Hope

Haiti: Land of Tragedy, Land of Hope

The numbers alone are stunning: 8 million inhabitants, 70 percent of whom live below the poverty line; a life expectancy of 50 years; a 65 percent...

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Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement

Independent Lens: Birth of a Movement

In 1915, African American newspaper editor and civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter waged a battle against D.W. Griffith\'s notoriously Ku...

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Independent Lens: More Than a Month

Independent Lens: More Than a Month

Shukree Hassan Tilghman, a young African-American filmmaker, sets out on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. Through this thoughtful...

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Martin Luther King: A Call to Conscience (Tavis Smiley Reports: 3/31/2010)

Martin Luther King: A Call to Conscience (Tavis Smiley Reports: 3/31/2010)

This episode delves into one of Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatest speeches, "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence," which Dr. King delivered on...

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Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

Civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall\'s triumph in the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision to desegregate America\'s public...

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Nelson Mandela: Canada AM

Nelson Mandela: Canada AM

A short, informative biography of Mandela - covers his involvement with the African National Congress, his treason trial and his struggle for human...

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Prince Among Slaves

Prince Among Slaves

In 1788, the slave ship Africa set sail towards America, with precious cargo: hundreds of men, women, and children. Eight months later, a handful of...

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Reconciliation: Mandela's Miracle

Reconciliation: Mandela's Miracle

Reconciliation: Mandela\'s Miracle details the events that lead up to what South Africans have coined Mandela\'s miracle, a strategy that shepherded...

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Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

Scottsboro: An American Tragedy

In March 1931, two white women stepped off a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama, with a shocking accusation of gang rape, by nine black teenagers on the...

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Slavery By Another Name

Slavery By Another Name

Slavery by Another Name, narrated by Laurence Fishburne, is a 90-minute documentary that challenges one of Americans\' most cherished assumptions:...

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Soul Food Junkies

Soul Food Junkies

Filmmaker Byron Hurt looks at the past and future of soul food - from its roots in Western Africa, to its incarnation in the American South, to its...

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Soundtrack for a Revolution: Freedom Songs from the Civil Rights Era

Soundtrack for a Revolution: Freedom Songs from the Civil Rights Era

On picket lines, in organizational meetings, even in police wagons and jail cells, songs of protest and inspiration helped drive the civil rights...

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

Written and presented by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., director of W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard...

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The Black Kungfu Experience

The Black Kungfu Experience

This film focuses on how a group of African American pioneers became respected masters in a subculture dominated by Chinese and white men. Their...

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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution - School Edition

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution - School Edition

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is the first feature length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the...

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The Morgan Lacrosse Story

The Morgan Lacrosse Story

This film tells the story of the nation's first and only college lacrosse team at a historically black institution. When a young white administrator...

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The Throwaway Children: W5

The Throwaway Children: W5

Victor Malarek investigates horrific stories of abuse and terror at a residential home that was supposed to protect vulnerable children. \"THE...

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Understanding Infants: Physical Development (Software - Single User License)

Understanding Infants: Physical Development (Software - Single User License)

Using this software, students learn about an infant\'s nervous system, typical brain growth and innate reflexes. Users discover how gross and fine...

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Unfinished Country: Haiti's Struggle for Democracy

Unfinished Country: Haiti's Struggle for Democracy

Through unfettered access to powerbrokers and ordinary citizens, this Wide Angle report covers Haiti's ongoing struggle to craft a truly...

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Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

 In this Emmy® Award-winning documentary by Ken Burns, follow Jack Johnson's journey from his beginnings as the son of former slaves, to his entry...

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Wonders of the African World with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Wonders of the African World with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., takes an exuberant trek by boat, land cruiser, and camel across Africa and its glorious, forgotten history. Gates...

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