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1962 SPECIAL REPORT: “MISSISSIPPI AND THE 15TH AMENDMENT”

“A college student, a schoolteacher and a fellow of the National Science Foundation were all three ruled illiterate by the local circuit clerk and ineligible to vote. Filmed in 1962, this program reveals the double standards and the dangers faced by African-Americans registering to vote in Mississippi. Interviews with local officials, segregationists, lawyers, clergy and citizens on both sides of …

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Episode 1: The Transient Diaries

Arcata, CA–I’ve always wanted to get to know the transient community in Humboldt County and create a mini docuseries called the Transient Diaries…well here is Episode 1. Don’t mind long-time homeless Arcata resident Sunflower, she stays out of it and talking in circles. LOL.

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Black Panther director Ryan Coogler talks working with Kendrick Lamar

“Film director and Oakland native Ryan Coogler is earning stellar reviews for his work in the much-anticipated film “Black Panther,” with some critics going as far as to say the superhero film will “save blockbusters.” The action flick won’t be released to a wide audience until Feb. 16, but reviews have already started pouring in from film critics, who have …

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Rare 1955 Special Report: “The Emmett Till Trial”

“Two months ago I had a nice apartment in Chicago. I had a good job. I had a son. When something happened to the Negroes in the South I said, That’s their business, not mine.’ Now I know how wrong I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens to any of us, anywhere in the …

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Video: James Baldwin [1963]

A clip from, “Take this Hammer” “Who is the Nigger?” “James Arthur “Jimmy” Baldwin (August 2, 1924 – December 1, 1987) was an American novelist and social critic. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son (1955), explore palpable yet unspoken intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century America. Some of Baldwin’s essays are book-length, including The Fire …

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Black In Tokyo Documentary 2017

“Black in Tokyo was created with the intention of exposing people around the world to the black foreign experience of living in a homogenous country. Directed by Nigerian-American artist Amarachi Nwosu, the film follows five subjects, with origins ranging from West Africa to the U.S., narrating the different cultural challenges and opportunities of living in Tokyo, Japan.” Fore more information …

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Interview: Flip Or Flop’s Ashley and Andy Williams

Andy and Ashley Williams are military veterans and business partners who live in Fort Worth Texas. They are also successful real-estate investors who star in their own show on HGTV. Check out their interview with Tom Joyner Morning Show’s Sybil Wilkes. Your browser does not support iframes.. Flip or Flop Fort Worth airs on Thursdays at 9/8c. Read More: http://www.hgtv.com/shows/flip-or-flop-fort-worth ‘Flip Or …

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