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by Frank Christopher, Charles Burnett, and Kenneth Greenberg
The historical search for the mysterious Nat Turner, leader of the legendary 1831 slave rebellion, has inspired academics, novelists, dramatists, and others in a fierce battle over who he was and what he means to America.
Gay gospel singer Tonex and the head of the National Black Justice Coalition challenge homophobia in the black church and confront traditionally white gay organizations around issues of race.
by Northern Lights Productions
Scarred Justice investigates the continued cover-up of the 1968 tragedy at South Carolina State University, and follows ongoing efforts to seek justice.
by Victor Silverman, Susan Stryker, and Jack Walsh
When San Francisco police raided a popular late-night hangout for transgendered people in 1966, the patrons unexpectedly fought back, helping to launch a broader fight of human rights in America.
by Felicia Dryden
The great, great granddaughter of a slaveowner and a descendant of a slave seek to reconcile the connections between their families with the reality of slavery.
by Jayasri Majumdar Hart
African American and white Catholic nuns helped make Selma a turning point for the civil rights movement and change the role of the Catholic church in America.
by Cassandra Herrman and Kelly Whalen
Tulia, Texas is the story of a small town’s search for justice and the price Americans pay for the nation’s war on drugs.
by Mat Hames, James Moll, and Michael Rosen
When I Rise is about Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted University of Texas music student who finds herself at the epicenter of racial controversy, struggling against the odds and ultimately ascending to the heights of international opera.
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