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by Geralyn Pezanoski
Mine is a powerful story about the essential bond between humans and animals, told against the backdrop of one of the worst disasters in U.S. history.
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.
by Sandra Dickson, Churchill Roberts, Cara Pilson, and Cindy Hill
Negroes with Guns follows Robert Williams’s journey from North Carolina community leader to exile in Cuba and China, a journey that brought the issue of armed self-defense to the forefront of the Black Power and civil rights movements.
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 María Teresa Rodríguez and Kathryn Pyle
Hundreds — possibly thousands — of children disappeared from El Salvador in the midst of that country's civil war in the 1980s. Niños de la Memoría follows three of those children as they return to their native country in search of identity and answers.
by Bonnie Boswell
Whitney Young was one of the most powerful, controversial, and largely forgotten leaders of the civil rights movement.
by Rachel Lyon and Jim Lopes
Through compelling personal narratives and the often unexpected results of research on race, justice, and the media, Race to Execution exposes the factors that influence who lives and who dies at the hands of the state.
by Neil Diamond
Kemosabe? Loincloths, fringed pants, and feather headdresses? Heap big stereotypes. Reel Injun is an entertaining trip through the evolution of North American Native people ("The Indians") as portrayed in famous Hollywood movies, from the silent era to today. Jim Jarmusch, Clint Eastwood, Graham Greene, John Trudell, and others provide insights into the often demeaning and occasionally hilariously absurd stereotypes perpetuated on the big screen through Hollywood's history.
by Bongiorno Productions Inc.
Revolution '67 returns to Newark, New Jersey in the summer of 1967 to reveal the untold story of what happened during the Newark rebellion.
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.