Black Studies in Video brings together documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage surveying the black experience. Contains 500 hours of film covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues. This collection is part of Academic Video Online.
Over 500 videos on African American Studies topics from the Films on Demand database.
Find these videos and more in our Audiovisual Collection, located on the lower level of Plough Library.
Citizen King: 1963-1968 by PBS Home Video(DVD) This story begins on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963 and comes to a bloody end almost five years later on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. In the years since, the man at the center, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has become a mythic figure, a minister whose oratory is etched into the minds of millions of Americans, a civil rights activist whose words and image are more hotly contested, negotiated and sold than almost anyone else's in American history.
Call Number: 323 C58 2004
Publication Date: 2004
Eyes on the Prize by PBS Home Video(DVD - 7 Discs) The Emmy Award-winning landmark civil rights series, Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, produced by Blackside, tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations continue to be felt today.
Call Number: 323.4 E94 2006
Publication Date: 2006
Little Rock Central 50 Years Later by HBO Video(DVD) In 1957, Little Rock Central became a symbol of the Civil Rights Movement. African-American students were not allowed into the building. The film examines the racial equality, education, and class at the high school today.
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