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Is soul food a sacrament ... or a sin?
In 1961, a brash 39-year-old social worker named Whitney Young set out to break the corporate color barrier.
Good to you vs. good for you
While many activists were taking it to the streets, Whitney Young, Jr. was taking it to the boardroom.
Meet kungfu’s black pioneers and heroes who fluorished at the junction of African American and Asian cultures.
A master of Shaolin Kungfu and fellow devotee describe their dedication to their practice and philosophy.
Take a hard look at the War on Drugs.
The Wire's David Simon on the downsides of the drug war.
Do limited options make drugs seem like opportunities?
Quadriplegic Luther Hillman has signed up to be euthanized in return for his wife’s medical care.
Behind the Rainbow is a behind-the-scenes look at South Africa's seemingly miraculous transformation.
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Hear from the film's composer.
Dancers from Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company perform a piece inspired by the film.
Follow Ali's battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service.
In gaining a family, 13 year old Weynsht mus leave behind everything she has ever know.
Alice Walker made history as the first African American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize.
See how a secret Mississippi spy agency sought to preserve segregation during the Civil Rights era.
Some of the black civil rights leaders became suspicious when white agents started showing up at their meetings.
There were some activists who gave up on the movement and ended up on the “other side."
Civil rights activists from Ohio prepared themselves “to be beaten, to be put in jail, and to be killed.”
Ali is confronted by David Susskind on live television about his actions.
A Nation of Islam minister recalls his first meeting with Ali.
Director Pratibha Parmar discusses the making of her film.
The members of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble test their father's ideals against their own brotherly vision.
Serial plagiarist Jayson Blair unleashed a massive scandal that rocked the world of journalism.
Follow the painful but inspiring journey of Derrick Evans who moves back to his ancestors' land.
Journalist Jayson Blair recounts his process for plagiarism.
Former New York Times editor Howell Raines explains how he responded to the digital revolution.
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