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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

Lowndes County and the Black Panther Symbol

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In 1965, the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committie (SNCC) sent activists to rural Lowndes County, Alabama. Among them was 23-year-old Stokely Carmichael. The activists helped create an independent political party for black voters to counteract suppression. The symbol used was a black panther. Watch Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Nov. 15 & 22.

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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise - Part 1

Black America Since MLK looks at the last five decades of African American history.

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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise - Part 1

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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise - Part 2

Black America Since MLK looks at the last five decades of African American history.

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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise - Part 2

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1974 Boston and School Desegregation

In 1970s Boston, schools were separate and deeply unequal. Learn more Nov. 15 & 22 on PBS.

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1974 Boston and School Desegregation

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Affirmative Action

In the 1970s, backlash against affirmative action was in full swing. Watch Nov. 15 & 22.

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Affirmative Action

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Black Celebrities in the 1980s

See how success of black public figures in the 1980s changed America. Nov. 15 & 22.

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Black Celebrities in the 1980s

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Black Power

Learn about the impact of Black Power on civil rights coalitions. Airs Nov. 15 and 22.

Black Power

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Media Response to Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005. Learn more Nov. 15 & 22 on PBS.

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Media Response to Hurricane Katrina

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MLK and Young Black Activists

In the late 1960s, many young black activists saw Dr. King as out of touch. Watch Nov. 15.

MLK and Young Black Activists

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Racial Profiling

Racial profiling has led to tragedy on several occasions. Learn more Nov. 15 & 22 on PBS.

Racial Profiling

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Reagan's Policies and Black America

Reagan's policies had immense consequences for black America. Watch Nov. 15 & 22 on PBS.

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Reagan's Policies and Black America

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a journey through the last 50 years of black history.

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Talks About Black America Since MLK

Imagine if Martin Luther King, Jr. woke up and said, "what's happened?"

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Talks About Black America Since MLK

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.travels from the victories of the civil rights movement up to today.

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