The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that .
Black in Tokyo was created with the intention of exposing people around the world to the black foreign experience of living in a homogenous country. Directed by Nigerian-American artist Amarachi Nwosu, the film follows five subjects, with origins ranging from West Africa to the U.S., narrating the different cultural challenges and opportunities of living in Tokyo, Japan.
Features: Gwendora Reese, Founder of Sugarland Ethno-History Project Mary Elliott, Museum Specialist and Co-Curator ("Slavery and Freedom) at National Museum of African American History
A Documentary on NonViolent Civil Right Movement in the US
Directed by Darius Clark Monroe and executive produced by Spike Lee, this documentary short tells the story of what happened when a group of college athletes decided to protest a long-standing racial injustice.
A documentary by Lenon Honor
Season 6 Trailer
Episode 1: The Black Atlantic (1500-1800): "The Black Atlantic" explores the global experiences that created the African-American people. Beginning a century before the first documented "20-and-odd" slaves who arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, the episode portrays the earliest Africans, slave and free, who arrived on these shores.