Hanna Newspapers, February 14, 2022
The work of a longtime Louisiana newspaper editor will be included in a PBS FRONTLINE documentary Tuesday on the 1967 Ku Klux Klan murder of Wharlest Jackson, a 37-year-old Black man in Natchez, Mississippi.
WABE, February 14, 2022
A gruesome, unpunished 1967 murder reveals little-known stories of the civil rights movement and Black resistance in Mississippi and Louisiana. “American Reckoning” on Frontline, from PBS.
Natchez Democrat, February 14, 2022
Little-known parts of Natchez’s civil rights history will be told in the PBS documentary, “American Reckoning.” The show airs at 9 p.m. central standard time on Tuesday, Feb. 15, on PBS. It explores a federal cold case investigation of the murder of Wharlest Jackson Sr., who was the treasurer of the Natchez branch.
Cheddar TV, February 14, 2022
Filmmakers Yoruba Richen and Brad Lichtenstein join Cheddar News to discuss the new Frontline (PBS) documentary 'American Reckoning.'
‘American Reckoning’: A Candid Testimony of Southern American History Shared with Honor and Reverence
Black Girl Nerds, February 14, 2022
'American Reckoning' premieres on PBS’s FRONTLINE on February 15.
The Washington Post, February 14, 2022
‘American Reckoning’ focuses on the car bomb murder of Wharlest Jackson.
Magnolia State Live, February 14, 2022
Little-known parts of Mississippi’s civil rights history will be told in the PBS documentary, “American Reckoning.” The show airs at 9 p.m. central standard time on Tuesday, Feb. 15, on PBS.
MSNBC.com, February 13, 2022
A 55-year-old unsolved murder case is getting new life this week now that it’s the focus of a new PBS Frontline documentary, “American Reckoning”.
MSNBC.com, February 13, 2022
Mainstream narratives characterize the civil rights movement as only utilizing nonviolent tactics.
The Boston Globe, February 11, 2022
Documentaries remember civil rights activists Fannie Lou Hamer and Wharlest Jackson.
The Black Eskimo Podcast, February 11, 2022
“American Reckoning” is another in a recent wave of Civil Rights themed documentaries. The film highlights an alternative narrative to the non-violent stance made popular by Martin Luther King Jr.
Democracy Now!, February 11, 2022
Yoruba Richen, Brad Lichtenstein & Denise Ford Jackson (daughter of Wharlest Jackson) interview on Democracy Now!
The New York Post, February 4, 2022
Check out: A feature-length documentary, airing on “Frontline,” that examines the civil rights era and racist violence, including the still-unresolved 1960s killing of Wharlest Jackson, a local NAACP leader in Natchez, Miss.
Boston.com, Feb. 4, 2022
The Museum of African American History in Boston will present 'Un(re)solved' through Feb. 26.
The Root, December 8, 2021
PBS’ FRONTLINE is known for telling expansive, hard-hitting stories. One of its most important projects is Un(re)solved, which looks to find justice in the unresolved murders of Black people dating back to the civil rights era.
AP News, September 19, 2021
An interactive exhibit in Mississippi prompts visitors to speak aloud the names of people who were killed in acts of racist violence in the United States during the civil rights era — incantations in a darkened room to honor some 150 men, women and children whose lives were cut short.
CPB, June 17, 2021
Multiplatform experience tells the stories of lives cut short and a federal effort to investigate more than 150 cold cases that date back to the civil rights era.
FRONTLINE, June 17, 2021
Civil rights era cold case killings. A federal effort to right past wrongs. What a FRONTLINE investigation reveals about the lives lost and the search for justice.
WTTW, June 17, 2021
Under the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, the federal government has investigated more than 150 race-related cold cases. A new podcast and multiplatform project from Frontline examines its success, and what truth and justice look like in decades-old cases.
90.1 FM WABE, June 16, 2021
PBS' longtime investigative series "FRONTLINE" has dropped its latest: A multiplatform project that reveals more than 150 cold case, racially motivated murders -- mostly of Black Americans. "FRONTLINE" producers note that 26 victims in the database are from Georgia, second only to Mississippi, which lists 56.
GBH News, June 16, 2021
A new multi-platform storytelling project from PBS’ FRONTLINE tells the stories of unsolved racist killings in America.
Animation World Network, June 8, 2021
Filmmaker Tamara Shogaolu and PBS’ ‘FRONTLINE’ collaborate on an animated, immersive web and interactive installation that shares the lives and histories of 151 victims from unsolved civil rights-era murder cases.
NPR, June 4, 2021
Listen to one of the stories from our upcoming ‘Un(re)solved’ project on Morning Edition, produced in collaboration with StoryCorps.
FRONTLINE, June 3, 2021
FRONTLINE's new, multipart narrative podcast series "Un(re)solved" tells a story of lives cut short and a federal effort to re-examine cold cases that date back to the civil rights era. Listen to the trailer and subscribe to the series now to never miss an episode.
Black Film and TV, May 11, 2021
‘Un(re)solved’ is a multi-platform experience telling the story of and investigating more than 150 racially motivated civil rights-era killings.
FRONTLINE Announces ‘Un(re)solved,’ an Unprecedented Multiplatform Investigation of Civil Rights Era Cold Case Murders
FRONTLINE, May 4, 2021
World premiering at the Tribeca Festival, Un(re)solved will ultimately include a web interactive, podcast mini-series, touring augmented-reality installation, broadcast documentary, educational curriculum, and events.
Tribeca, April 27, 2021
‘Un(re)solved’ is among the immersive projects debuting at Tribeca Festival in June.