Philadelphia's Innovative Black History Requirement

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The New Black

The New Black

Independent Lens

The struggle over gay rights within the black community.

60 min.

Left by the Ship

Left by the Ship

Independent Lens

"Left by the Ship" tells the story of Amerasian children.

60 min.

A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at The New York Times

A Fragile Trust: Plagiarism, Power, and Jayson Blair at The New York Times

Independent Lens

The story of former New York Times reporter Jayson Blair.

90 min.

Revenge of the Electric Car

Revenge of the Electric Car

Independent Lens

"Revenge of the Electric Car" examines electric cars.

90 min.

Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals

Independent Lens

How Muscle Shoals, Ala., midwifed classic songs and albums.

60 min.

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

Independent Lens

Recalling a formative period in Muhammad Ali's life.

90 min.

Schedule

Saturday
8/30/14 2:00 AM
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Saturday
8/30/14 10:00 AM
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Saturday
8/30/14 4:00 PM
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Monday
9/1/14 4:00 AM
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In 2005, the Philadelphia public school district became the first in the country to establish a mandatory African American history graduation requirement. Now, students spend an entire year looking at the African American experience.

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