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Angela Davis Weighs in on Black Power versus Occupy Wall St.

Dr. Angela Davis, former member of the Black Panther Party and Communist Party and now a renowned activist, professor, and intellectual on the topic of human rights, discussed The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 with PBS NewsHour‘s Hari Sreenivasan last month. Hari asked her how far she thinks we’ve come since the late 1960s. The Black … READ MORE

Sharon La Cruise Discusses Daisy Bates, “a Different Kind of Hero”

Premiering tonight, February 2 on Independent Lens (check your local listings), Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock examines the life and legacy of Daisy Bates, who organized nine African American children to integrate Central High School in the Arkansas capitol in 1957, after the Supreme Court decision on Brown vs. The Board of Education. … READ MORE

Join Our Social Screening of Daisy Bates Friday from Little Rock

On Friday, February 3 we’re producing an interactive screening of the documentary Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock from Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas. Moderated by PBS NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan and featuring filmmaker Sharon La Cruise, the event will take place here¬†Friday at 11:30 AM PT / 1:30 PM CT / 2:30 PM … READ MORE