“Enslavement of Indigenous peoples in New England, its intersections with enslavement of Africans in the region, and the connection between New England and Caribbean slaveries are rarely explored dimensions in history…”
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After watching ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,’ it is critical to dig deeper with readings from the #BlackPantherSyllabus.
Acclaimed new documentary ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution’ will make its television debut on PBS’ Independent Lens on February 16, 2016.
Sicangu Lakota rapper and activist Frank Waln connects the dots between America’s ugly past and its homely present with a biting rework of “What Makes The Red Man Red” from Disney’s 1953 ‘Peter Pan’ film.
Google Doodle is celebrating yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar, who popularized the ancient Indian practice in the western world, on what would have been his 97th birthday.
Stephan James stars as Jesse Owens in ‘Race’ as he single-handedly crushed Adolf Hitler’s myth of Aryan supremacy at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
The premiere date for ‘Race,’ the forthcoming biopic on record-breaking track and field star Jesse Owens, has been pushed up from April 8, 2016 to February 19, 2016 in the U.S.
Ahead of its PBS premiere, ‘ALTHEA,’ the story of tennis champion Althea Gibson (1927-2003), will screen at the Schomburg Center on August 25.
Enjoy a look inside parts One and Two of HBO’s public housing debate miniseries, ‘Show Me a Hero,’ which premiered on Sunday, August 16.
‘Tango Negro,’ a film that highlights the contributions of varied African cultures in the creation of the dance popularly known as the tango, is in limited theaters in Chicago and New York City through August 20, 2015.
Aisha Hinds and Mo McRae have been cast as Civil Rights leaders Fannie Lou Hamer and Stokely Carmichael in HBO’s forthcoming Lyndon B. Johnson mini-series, ‘All The Way.’
HBO’s ‘Show Me a Hero’ miniseries, studying the prejudices, myths, and heated emotions stirred by a landmark public housing debate, will air in six episodes over three nights beginning August 16, 2015.
For her 153rd birthday, Google celebrated journalist, suffragist, sociologist and anti-lynching activist, Ida B. Wells with a doodle.
‘Indian Summers,’ an epic retelling of the final years of British colonial rule in India, will arrive on DVD almost immediately after its PBS Masterpiece premiere in September.
MTV’s new documentary, ‘White People,’ will take an uncomfortable look at what it means to be white as well as what whiteness means to others.
‘Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers And The Emergence Of A People,’ a documentary exploring how Afro-American communities have used the camera as a tool for social change, will screen tonight, July 8, at the 2015 Newark Black Film Festival.
Stanley Nelson‘s acclaimed new documentary, ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,’ is scheduled to open at New York City’s Film Forum on September 2.
Meshaun Labrone’s play ‘POWER! Stokely Carmichael’ will make its world premiere during Capital Fringe Festival 2015 (July 9 – August 2) in Washington, D.C.
In light of the recent mayhem at a Texas pool party, ‘Nightly Show’ host Larry Wilmore conducted a Special Public Pool History Edition of his Knowledge College segment.
PBS’ Fall 2015 primetime schedule will include ‘Indian Summers,’ an epic retelling of the final years of British colonial rule in India.