"She had Mississippi in her bones. Martin Luther King, or the SNCC field secretaries couldn't do what Fannie Lou Hamer did."
-- Bob Moses, Freedom Summer Organizer
Watch "Freedom Summer" streaming free: http://to.pbs.org/1oKMmwS
#TBT to a time when civil rights activists attempted to create a black-owned, black-built town in the heart of North Carolina: Soul City. Watch the full story from REEL South: Now Streaming. #MyBlackHistory
Soul City explores the rise, fall, and legacy of Soul City, North Carolina. Rich archival material, interviews with former and current Soul City residents, animations, and the soulful rhythms of the era bring alive the vision of its founder, Floyd B. McKissick, and his band of idealists who risked i...
There are around a million people airborne at any one time. But what goes up must come down - and getting passengers safely back to earth depends on complex global networks and some astonishing technology.
Delhi now outranks Beijing as the world's most polluted city. Carbon dioxide, ozone and fine carbon particles get trapped over India's capital, mostly due to dirty fuels, causing long-term health consequences such as lung and heart disease. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on some ef...
Spy Creatures infiltrate the underground world of animal mischief, crime, and retribution. Spy Monkey is caught between crossfires as real monkeys fight over beach bar alcohol. Spy Egret is also a waterhole victim when elephants throw mud everywhere.
Violent crime and unemployment rates are nearly twice the national average in Baltimore. Educators say factors like these add significant stress to children, causing emotional and behavioral problems, so several public schools are working to reduce that stress with mindfulness and meditation. Hari S...
Bao Bao, the giant panda who spent her first few years at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, has bid farewell to the U.S. Watch her best moments: http://to.pbs.org/2m9OpP5 (From PBS NewsHour)
What did it take to become a superpower in the middle ages? Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers how trade transformed ancient cities in north & west Africa in #AfricasCivilizationsPBS, premiering Monday Feb 27 at 9/8c on PBS. http://to.pbs.org/2lxrCLZ