Provides a range of historical and current information on African American history, society and culture. Includes coverage of such topics as: Africa and the Black diaspora; film and television; landmarks; national organizations; population; religion; science and technology; and sports.
This Oscar-nominated documentary, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, takes an unfinished manuscript by James Baldwin and a wealth of archival material to analyze black history in a way that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.
A treasure trove of rare archival footage from police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors, and Black Panthers that tells the story of change in America during the turbulent 1960's.
Personal comments from family, friends, and advisors fill this remarkable documentary honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in recalling Dr. King's career and tracing his leadership in the civil rights movement.