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Margaret Cho on "All-American Girl"

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Pioneers of Television
PBS


Margaret Cho discusses her struggles on becoming her role on "All-American Girl." Continue


Jerry Mitchell on the Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


During the annual Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage, investigative reporter at The Clarion-Ledger Jerry Mitchell speaks about the important of returning to the house where Medgar Evers was killed. For more Art Beat: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/topic/arts/ Continue


Q&A; with Brothers Hypnotic Filmmaker Reuben Atlas

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Independent Lens
PBS


Read on for more from filmmaker Reuben Atlas on what drew him to these horn-playing brothers, who are all the sons of jazz musician Phil Cohran, and, after some wariness on their parts at first, how Atlas worked his way into their lives. Continue


Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


Follow the journey of Derrick Evans, who moves home to Mississippi when the graves of his ancestors are bulldozed to make way for sprawling Gulfport. Derrick and neighbors stand up to corporate interests and politicians, and face Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil disaster in their struggle for self-determination and environmental justice. Continue


Deputized | Promo

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America Reframed
PBS


In the aftermath of a senseless hate crime, an all-American town finds itself desperately seeking answers: What really killed Marcelo Lucero? _Deputized_ presents an unfiltered and comprehensive examination of the crime, its consequences and the impact it has on the lives of all those touched by it. Continue


An Interview with Regina Carter

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
PBS


Award winning violinist, Regina Carter interprets her roots through a modern lense with her new CD 'Southern Comfort". She discusses her inspiration for this project. Continue


The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Roundtable 2

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
PBS


Dr. Pedro Noguera, Professor of Educatio, NYU; Lakisha Williams, Youth Minister, Antioch Baptist Church & Women of Virtue, Honor & Purpose Ministries; Javon Jackson, Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz, University of Hartford's Hartt School of Music; Dr Samuel K. Roberts, incoming director, Institute of Research in African American studies at Columbia University. Continue


The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Roundtable 4

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
PBS


Dr. Pedro Noguera, Professor of Educatio, NYU; Lakisha Williams, Youth Minister, Antioch Baptist Church & Women of Virtue, Honor & Purpose Ministries; Javon Jackson, Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz, University of Hartford's Hartt School of Music; Dr Samuel K. Roberts, incoming director, Institute of Research in African American studies at Columbia University. Continue


Sebelius Resigns; Women Voters; At-Home-Moms; Women Veterans

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To The Contrary
PBS


Sebelius Resigns: Secretary of Health & Human Services steps down after Affordable Care Act failures. Women Voters: Why women don't vote for women. Stay-Home-Moms: More women are staying home to raise their children. Women Veterans: Employing service women after their service. PANELISTS: Francesca Chambers, Megan Beyer, Patricia Sosa, Jennifer Marshall Continue


Breaking Barriers Preview

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Pioneers of Television
PBS


This episode traces the story of people of color on American television—including the breakthroughs of African-Americans Diahann Carroll (Julia) and Bill Cosby (I Spy); Latinos Desi Arnaz (I Love Lucy) and Edward James Olmos (Miami Vice); and Asian-Americans George Takei (Star Trek) and Margaret Cho (All American Girl). Continue


Building an Identity | Promo

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Local, USA
PBS


As the Asian American population continues to rise in the United States, so do their questions about what their place is in America. Stories of a Japanese-Filipino man who narrates his “becoming American” story; a group of mixed race professionals address issues of identity and acceptance; and mothers trying to balance the old with the new. Continue


Deputized

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America Reframed
PBS


In the aftermath of a senseless hate crime, an all-American town finds itself desperately seeking answers: What really killed Marcelo Lucero? _Deputized_ presents an unfiltered and comprehensive examination of the crime, its consequences and the impact it has on the lives of all those touched by it. Continue


Douglas Blackmon Interview

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
PBS


Douglas Blackmon is author of the Pulitzer prize winning book, "Slavery By Another Name". A former reporter for the Wall Street Journal, he is now the host and chair of the Miller Center's 'American Forum' at the University of Virginia. Continue


The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Roundtable 1

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
PBS


Dr. Pedro Noguera, Professor of Educatio, NYU; Lakisha Williams, Youth Minister, Antioch Baptist Church & Women of Virtue, Honor & Purpose Ministries; Javon Jackson, Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz, University of Hartford's Hartt School of Music; Dr Samuel K. Roberts, incoming director, Institute of Research in African American studies at Columbia University. Continue


The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Roundtable 3

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
PBS


Dr. Pedro Noguera, Professor of Educatio, NYU; Lakisha Williams, Youth Minister, Antioch Baptist Church & Women of Virtue, Honor & Purpose Ministries; Javon Jackson, Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz, University of Hartford's Hartt School of Music; Dr Samuel K. Roberts, incoming director, Institute of Research in African American studies at Columbia University. Continue


The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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Independent Lens
PBS


This is the story of Ali's toughest bout: his battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service. The film explores Ali's exile years when he was banned from boxing and found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent. Continue


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