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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The anti-apartheid movement used a complex network of covert strategies involving cover identities, disguises, and secret messages to facilitate communication between the exiled ANC Deputy President Oliver Tambo and the imprisoned Nelson Mandela. Don't miss "Free at Last," the final episode of the landmark series, "Have You Heard from Johannesburg," airing January 26, 2012 (check local listings).
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