A Law and Order Man Shares His Doubts about the War on Drugs
Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroes
Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines traces the fascinating evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation.
The House I Live in Takes a Hard Look at the War on Drugs
From director Eugene Jarecki (Why We Fight) comes an unflinching look at how the War on Drugs has disproportionately disenfranchised, incarcerated, and impoverished African Americans.
Ai Weiwei Weaves Red Tape into Art
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry was broadcast in February 2013
The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight For Civil Rights
Actress Alfre Woodard discusses the pivotal role played by the civil rights movement’s inside man, the Powerbroker, as he navigated a society divided by war, race, and poverty.
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
"The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975."
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It is youth, both inside and outside, who next join the growing movement against apartheid. Oliver Tambo returns to the United Nations to try to convince them to sanction South Africa. His efforts gain new public support as the brutal suppression of a youth uprising in the South African township of Soweto and the murder of freedom fighter Steve Biko turn South Africa from a country into a cause.
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