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Politics & Race; Colleges Tackle Assault; Elena Vanising

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To The Contrary
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Politics & Race: Donald Trump and Jeb Bush criticized for what some perceive as anti-immigrant rhetoric. Colleges Tackle Sexual Assault: After much debate, are campuses any safer? Elena Vanishing: One woman, with the help of her mother, tells her tale of struggling with anorexia. PANEL: Rina Shah Bharara; Megan Beyer; Ashe Schow; Anushay Hossain Continue


Donald Trump; Trans Women & Sexism; Senator Claire McCaskill

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To The Contrary
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Donald Trump: Is the businessman what the GOP needs to pull in more women voters? Transgender Women: Do transgender women understand sexism the same way other women do? Senator Claire McCaskill: In her new memoir, Plenty Ladylike, Sen. McCaskil reveals how she strives for success. PANEL: Clara Del Villar, Avis Jones DeWeever, Lara Brown, Patrice Lee 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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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


StoryCorps: Traffic Stop

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POV
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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


Filmmaker Robert Greenwald

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Tavis Smiley
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The prolific filmmaker discusses his three thought-provoking short films, "Racism Is Real" "White Riots," and "Film the Police." Continue


JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness

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Secrets of the Dead
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In many ways, President Lyndon B. Johnson was the most unlikely champion of Civil Rights. But his actions in the White House told a different story when he dared to champion two laws that changed America and the world—the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Continue


Massive Government Data Breach & Donald Trump Unnerves GOP

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Washington Week
PBS


After the personal data of 21 million federal employees and their families was stolen, the director of the Office of Personnel Management resigned Friday. CNBC's John Harwood reports. The Confederate flag is no longer flying on the grounds of the South Carolina State House. Plus, Donald Trump's controversial comments about immigration have Republican Party leaders wondering how to respond. Continue


New Orleans today is a story of pessimism, optimism and grit

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Washington Week
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"When I set off for New Orleans to help cover the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this week, I confess I expected to bear witness to remarkable rejuvenation. And I did...But during my visit, I also immediately saw the downside of that recovery and the bitterness that still divides the city." Continue


Neuland

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POV
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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

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POV
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Sudanese civilians facing government bombing campaigns celebrate their heritage through music, finding hope and a common identity. Continue


Beats of the Antonov: A Mother's Perspective

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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
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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


How Democrats are Navigating Black Lives Matter

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Washington Week
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Racial justice concerning the Black Lives Movement came center stage during the Democratic presidential campaign this week when candidates Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley were met with protesters as the Netroots National town hall. How are the Democratic candidates navigating issues of race and justice and keeping their base happy? Continue


TTC Extra: Khadijah Moon

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To The Contrary
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Khadijah Moon's performance at WPFW's Live at Five. Through song and poetry she discusses women issues, #BlackLivesMatter and the Charleston church shooting. Continue


The Black Panthers: Vanguard of The Revolution (Theatrical)

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


Nikki Haley's Popularity Grows and the Ex-Im Bank Standstill

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Washington Week
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South Carolina Gov Nikki Haley's impassioned fight to remove the Confederate flag has seemingly raised her political capital. Karen Tumulty talks about the attention she's receiving. A procedural tactic to reestablish the Export-Import Bank legislation will be added to the highway spending bill. And Gen. Joe Dunford's assessment that Russia is the top military threat to the United States. Continue


Entitlements; Discipline in Public Schools

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To The Contrary
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Entitlements; Lawmakers proposing restrictions to welfare. Discipline in Public Schools; Are minority girls disciplined in school more harshly than others? PANEL: Anushay Hossain, Jennifer Marshall, Danielle Moodie-Mills, and Darlene Kennedy. Continue


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