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Althea Gibson at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills

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American Masters
PBS


Althea Gibson is seen in home movies at the esteemed West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, a mecca of tennis and national championships. The footage was taken by Bob Davis, her practice partner, who recalls how the setting was both alien and marvelous to them. Nick Bollettieri, Hall of Fame Tennis Coach, also comments on the elite nature of the club. Continue


Neuland

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POV
PBS


Meet the young students in Mr. Zingg's integration class, who came to Switzerland by planes, trains and automobiles — and even by rubber boats. Separated from their families and in many cases traumatized by events in their home countries, these migrants from Afghanistan, Cameroon, Serbia and Venezuela already have long and arduous journeys behind them. Continue


Beats of the Antonov: Glossary and Map

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POV
PBS


A glossary and map provides additional context for the POV documentary Beats of the Antonov. Continue


Beats of the Antonov: A Mother's Perspective

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POV
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The clip begins with Rabha, a Sudanese refugee, saying, “Since his first wars, he used our children, not his.” It ends when she says, “We used to be one people.” Continue


Beats of the Antonov: Rebel Army Officer Khatir (Part 2)

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POV
PBS


The clip begins with Khatir explaining the meaning of a popular Khartoum hate song. It ends when he says, “Or he is dubbed as non-patriotic, racist, tribal, traitor, rebel etc...” Continue


StoryCorps: Traffic Stop

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POV
PBS


Alex Landau, an African American man, was raised by his adoptive white parents to believe that skin color didn’t matter. But when Alex was pulled over by Denver police officers one night in 2009, he lost his belief in a color-blind world—and nearly lost his life. Warning: This video contains strong language and graphic images. Directed by Gina Kamentsky and Julie Zammarchi. Continue


The Black Panthers: Vanguard of The Revolution (Theatrical)

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Independent Lens
PBS


New film by acclaimed documentarian Stanley Nelson about the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party. Continue


Justice Kennedy Changes His Mind

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Independent Lens
PBS


Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote the opinion in Obergefell vs. Hodges that protects nationwide same-sex marriage, once maintained very different views. In 1985, Kennedy wrote the decision that forced Australian Tony Sullivan to go underground with his American husband in order to avoid deportation. Learn more about the evolution of Justice Kennedy’s same-sex rulings in this short video. Continue


Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie): Trailer

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POV
PBS


In a community where silence is seen as necessary for survival, immigrant activist Angy Rivera joins a generation of Dreamers ready to push for change in the only home she’s ever known — the United States. Continue


Immigration: Language

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Local, USA
PBS


Language creates barriers & opportunities for refugees & immigrants in Tennessee, from a mobile ESL classroom to Spanish-language newspapers to “English Only” laws. Featuring "Community," which explores the challenges associated with Nashville's increasing multi-culturalism and celebrates the rewards stemming from that diversity, and "Hablamos Español," a profile of Nashville's Hispanic community. Continue


Althea: Race in the Sport of Tennis

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American Masters
PBS


Althea Gibson was one of the country's best tennis players at a time when, because of her race, she wouldn't be granted membership to most tennis clubs. Though race concerned the tennis world, it didn't concern Gibson as much. According to Arvelia Myers, Althea Gibson’s friend and tennis professional, and tennis champion Billie Jean King, Gibson just wanted to the right to play and compete. Continue


Beats of the Antonov: Fake Identities

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POV
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The clip begins with Alsarah talking about girls who use skin-lightening cream. It ends with Albaqir saying, “We want to transform them into what we want them to be like.” Continue


Beats of the Antonov: Cultural Suppression and Racism

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POV
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The clip begins with cultural organizer Tutu explaining that, “We live in a milieu that does not respect our culture and wants to kill it.” It with musician Musa saying, “Khartoum should build me a road.” The clip also includes Albaqir Elafeef explaining the role of racial identity and internalized oppression in the Sudanese conflict. Continue


Beats of the Antonov: Rebel Army Officer Khatir (Part 1)

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POV
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The clip begins with Khatir addressing troops. It ends when he says, “I am a commander of a political training division in the SPLA." Continue


Driving Miss Daisy

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Great Performances
PBS


Tony Award winners Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry, which was a hit on Broadway in 2010. The play is a timeless, searing, funny, and ultimately hopeful meditation on race relations in America, told through the complex relationship between a Jewish widow and an African American man who works has her chauffeur. Continue


Driving Miss Daisy: Leaving Georgia

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Great Performances
PBS


As chauffeur Hoke Colburn (James Earl Jones) and his employer Daisy Werthan (Angela Lansbury) set out on a long drive, Daisy reminisces about a family trip she took as a child, expressing something personal in an unguarded moment with Hoke. Alfred Uhry's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Driving Miss Daisy stars Tony-winners Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines. Continue


The Afternoon of Conversation: A Town Hall Discussion

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Aspen Ideas Festival
PBS


Gwen Ifill moderates a diverse panel of experts on the American experience including Michelle Norris, Ai-jen Poo, Joseph Echevarria, James Fallows, Ashanti Branch and Elizabeth Alexander. Continue


The Overnighters: An Update from Jay Reinke

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POV
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Six months after The Overnighters premiere, director Jesse Moss followed up with Jay Reinke. Continue


StoryCorps Shorts: A More Perfect Union: Behind the Scenes

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POV
PBS


A look behind the scenes as StoryCorps animation team the Rauch Brothers meet the real live Theresa Burroughs and create A More Perfect Union. Continue


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