WORLD Channel

WORLD Channel: Eyes on the Prize - Power!

Preview | 30s

The call for Black Power takes on various forms in black America: Carl Stokes is elected as the first black mayor of a major American city; the Black Panther Party, armed with books, programs & guns, is born; and substandard teaching practices prompt parents to gain educational control of a school district leading to a union showdown. From the award-winning documentary series "Eyes on the Prize."

Aired: 03/13/16

Rating: NR

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Major funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Wyncote Foundation.