While trying to protect a young boy chased by his enslaver, Tubman is hit in the head with a heavy metal weight which leaves her with lifelong seizures, terrible headaches and visions she interprets as being from God. Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom is produced and directed by Stanley Nelson and Nicole London and narrated by Alfre Woodard.
Making Black America: Through the Grapevine is a four-part series hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., that chronicles the vast social networks and organizations created by and for Black people -beyond the reach of the “White gaze.” Professor Gates sits with noted scholars, politicians, cultural leaders, and old friends to discuss this world behind the color line and what it looks like today.
ROSIE’S RULES. New PBS Kids Show Premieres October 3. Rosie Fuentes is a 5-year-old girl just beginning to learn about the fascinating, baffling, thrilling world beyond her family walls. With her, kids learn lessons about how a community works, helping them develop their awareness of themselves as individuals and as part of a broader society.
NHK has followed baseball sensation Shohei Ohtani closely since his 2018 Major League debut. We look at Ohtani’s ability to both pitch and bat at the highest level. We hear from those who have supported him on and off the field and examine the importance of his father’s training regime. Join us behind the scenes at such pivotal points as Ohtani’s battle to recover from elbow surgery and reclaim his place as a baseball virtuoso like no other.
As the Ice Age glaciers melted, European civilization was born — and with it, so was art. From the Stone Age came prehistoric art: mysterious tombs, mighty megaliths, and vivid cave paintings. Then the Egyptians and the Greeks laid the foundations of Western art — creating a world of magical gods, massive pyramids, sun-splashed temples, and ever-more-lifelike statues.
Eighty years ago in February 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which resulted in the establishment of internment camps for people of Japanese ancestry. Relocation centers were stationed throughout the country with several in Hawaiʻi on multiple islands. This film that shares untold first-hand accounts of Hawaiʻi residents and their experiences of being detained during World War II.
Legislative boundaries in Central Oʻahu have changed due to reapportionment. In the new District 38 which includes part of Mililani and Waipiʻo Acres, Republican incumbent Lauren Cheape Matsumoto faces a challenge from a former area lawmaker, Democrat Marilyn Lee. And on the Kona side of Hawaiʻi Island there is no incumbent for State House District 6 which includes Hōnaunau, Kealakekua, Hōlualoa and part of Kailua-Kona. Democrat Kirstin Kahaloa advanced to the general election after beating two opponents in the primary election. She faces Republican Jonathan Kennealy who ran unopposed in the primary.