Do Not Resist
Streaming now on POV

Do Not Resist puts viewers in the center of the action — from inside a police training seminar that teaches the importance of righteous violence to the floor of a congressional hearing on the proliferation of military equipment in small-town police departments.

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StoryCorps Shorts: The Temple of Knowledge
Streaming now on POV

Ronald Clark’s father was custodian of a branch of the New York Public Library at a time when caretakers, along with their families, lived in the buildings. With his daughter, Jamilah, Ronald remembers literally growing up in a library, creeping down to the stacks in the middle of the night when curiosity gripped him. A story for anyone who’s ever dreamt of having unrestricted access to books.

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Mother's Day
Streaming now on POV

Once a year on Mother's Day, a charity buses children to prisons to visit their mothers.

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A Conversation with My Black Son
Streaming now on POV

Parents recount telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling.

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Raising Bertie
Celebrating Black History Month

Raising Bertie is an intimate portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina. This powerful vérité film weaves the young men's narratives together as they work to define their identities and grow into adulthood while navigating complex relationships, institutional racism, violence, poverty, and educational inequity. A co-presentation with the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC).

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StoryCorps Shorts: Traffic Stop
Celebrating Black History Month

Alex Landau, who is African American, recalls how he nearly lost his life following a traffic stop with the Denver police. He and his mother, Patsy, who is white, remember that night and how it changed them both forever.

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StoryCorps Shorts: School's Out
Celebrating Black History Month

Reverend James L. Seawood remembers what happened to his elementary school after the last African American family was forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, in the 1950's.

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All the Difference
Celebrating Black History Month

Accompany two African-American teens from the South Side of Chicago on their journey to achieve their dream of graduating from college. A co-production of American Documentary | POV; Part of American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen, made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Two Towns of Jasper
Celebrating Black History Month

In 1998 James Byrd, Jr., a black man, was chained to a truck and dragged to death by three white men. Two film crews, one black and one white, document the aftermath of the murder.

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