This film envisions the book James Baldwin never finished – a revolutionary and personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
Activist Marion Stokes secretly recorded American television 24 hours a day from 1975 to 2012, creating an invaluable comprehensive archive of the media. Her 70,000 VHS tapes reveal how television shaped – and continues to shape – our world.
Follow the journey of civil rights hero and human rights champion, U.S. Congressman John Lewis. At the Selma March, Lewis came face-to-face with club-wielding troopers and exemplified non-violence.
“Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle” A Voces Special Presentation, provides insights and answers to one of the most bizarre, disturbing and controversial fatal shootings of the mid-20th century.
Sidney is swept up in the civil rights movement when Reverend Todd and his daughter arrive — and a murder sees racial tensions spike. Sidney struggles to remember a victim’s final words. Geordie investigates a slum connected to a deadly web of vice.
He was “Mr. Entertainment,” a show-business meteor who blazed across the twentieth century. Sammy Davis, Jr. had the kind of career that was indisputably legendary, so vast and multi-faceted that it was dizzying in its scope and scale. Yet, his life was complex, complicated, and contradictory. Sammy Davis, Jr.
Magnificent Michigan treasures shine at Meadow Brook Hall, including a Civil War presentation sword and portrait, Danny Lyon Civil Rights posters, and a copy of “The First Men in the Moon” signed by Neil Armstrong.
Aretha Franklin, whose vocal power and songwriting vision defined a musical era and earned her the title “Queen of Soul,” died this week at 76. Her iconic hit songs like “Respect” and “Chain of Fools” resonated with millions at a time when America’s civil rights movement was taking hold.
Join Ann Curry for the dramatic reunions of people who lost touch after the civil rights movement. Fatima hopes to thank Thelma for her courage in the face of racism, and Sherie searches for the friend who inspired her commitment to social justice.
Based in the heart of Los Angeles’ Eastside, and building upon the legacy of the Chicano/Chicana civil rights movement, the irreverently named Ovarian Psycos Cycle Brigade are a ferocious and unapologetic group of young women of color, cycling through the barrios and boulevards of the Eastside, committed to collectively confronting racism and violence, and […]
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