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Angela Davis Weighs in on Black Power versus Occupy Wall St.

Dr. Angela Davis, former member of the Black Panther Party and Communist Party and now a renowned activist, professor, and intellectual on the topic of human rights, discussed The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 with PBS NewsHour‘s Hari Sreenivasan last month. Hari asked her how far she thinks we’ve come since the late 1960s. The Black … READ MORE

Dr. Angela Davis Reflects on the Black Power Movement

Earlier this month, Independent Lens launched a slate of films celebrating Black History at the Television Critics Association in Los Angeles. While at the event, the series teamed up with PBS NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan to interview many of the filmmakers and subjects. Watch an excerpt below of Sreenivasan’s conversation with Dr. Angela Davis, profiled in … READ MORE

Independent Lens Honors Black History at TCA

Independent Lens announced three new films that examine the history of African American activism, each from a unique perspective, at last week’s Television Critics Association press tour. The TCA panel included legendary activist Angela Davis and artist Talib Kweli. Watch the video below to see some of the icons and artists who joined Independent Lens in recognizing … READ MORE