Explores the often frustrated efforts of black families to pursue the American dream.
Stories of struggles & solutions, and new light on the growing economic divide in the U.S.
Power in Chicago and powerlessness in Miami.
In the 1970s, anti-discrimination legal rights gained in past decades are put to the test.
Black activism is increasingly met with a violent response from law enforcement agencies.
A call to pride and a renewed push for unity galvanize black America.
Martin Luther King, Jr. stakes out new ground for himself and the Civil Rights Movement
After a cry for justice, a new sound is heard in the civil rights movement: call for power
The true stories and real voices of the Civil Rights Movement that still resonate today.
Activists like DeRay Mckesson on the relevance of human rights movement #BlackLivesMatter.
The divisive issues challenging diverse populations and the hopes for the next generation.
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