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African American Perspectives
The films in this collection provide the kind of critical analysis necessary for an appreciation and understanding of African American life and history. Included in this comprehensive set of documentaries are biographies of important literary and historical figures, films on significant historical events, urgent contemporary social issues and the enduring movements for racial justice. They are well-proven and effective resources for educators, student service providers, public libraries and community organizations. Discussion guides and transcripts are available for many of these titles.
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All African American Perspectives Titles
From Slavery to Jim Crow 
Foundations of the Freedom Struggle 
Turning Points of the Civil Rights Movement 
African American Culture 
Race Today and Tomorrow 
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A. PHILIP RANDOLPH: FOR JOBS AND FREEDOM
DVD, 86 minutes, 1996,  
A biography of the labor, activist and pioneer civil rights leader who organized the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters led the fight to desegregate the military and defense industries, and planted the seeds for the 1963 March on Washington. MORE...
ALEX HALEY
DVD, 50 minutes, Switzerland, 1992
The author of The Autobiography of Malcolm X and Roots discusses his life and work just before his death in 1992. MORE...
ANTHEM, AFFIRMATIONS and NON, JE NE REGRETTE RIEN (NO REGRET)
DVD and Site/Local Streaming plus DVD and Upgrade to Site /Local Streaming License, 9 minutes, 10 minutes and 38 minutes, 1990-1992
A compilation of 3 works by pioneering filmmaker Marlon Riggs addressing issues of black gay male identity and confronting HIV/AIDS. MORE...
AT THE RIVER I STAND
DVD and Upgrade to Site /Local Streaming License, 56 minutes, 1993
During two eventful months in 1968, what began as a local labor dispute between striking African American sanitation workers and the white power structure of Memphis grew into the devastating tragedy of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and a national struggle for racial and economic justice. It marked a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement MORE...
BANISHED
DVD and Upgrade to Site /Local Streaming License, 84 minutes, 2007,  
From 1860 to 1920 hundreds of US counties expelled all of their African American inhabitants. Banished visits three of these still all white towns today. Meanwhile the descendants of those displaced and disinherited seek redress. MORE...
BIG MAMA
DVD, 35 minutes, 2000
Facilitator Guide Available
This Academy Award-winning documentary explores issues facing elders who raise their grandchildren. Big Mama, 90, takes on Walter, 9, after convincing welfare officials that "age has nothing to do with love." MORE...
BLACK IS...BLACK AIN'T
DVD and Site/Local Streaming plus DVD and Upgrade to Site /Local Streaming License, 87 minutes, 1995
Facilitator Guide Available
Marlon Riggs's final film debates Black identity, white critiques, sexism, patriarchy, homophobia, colorism and cultural nationalism. MORE...
BLACK PANTHER / SAN FRANCISCO STATE: ON STRIKE
DVD and Upgrade to Site /Local Streaming License, 34 minutes, 2 titles on 1 cassette or DVD, 1969
In interviews, Huey P. Newton describes the origins of the Panthers, Minister of Information Eldridge Clear explains their appeal to the Black community and Chairman Bobby Seals explains their 10 Point Program. San Francisco State: On Strike recounts how a student strike succeeded in creating the first Ethnic Studies department on a college campus in America. MORE...
THE BLACK PRESS: SOLDIERS WITHOUT SWORDS
DVD, 86 minutes, 1998,  
Facilitator Guide Available
Archival footage and interviews trace the history of African American newspapers and journalism from the Antebellum period to the Civil Rights Movement. MORE...
BLACK THEATER: THE MAKING OF A MOVEMENT
DVD and Upgrade to Site /Local Streaming License, 114 minutes, 1978
This film documents the history of the leading figures, institutions and events that transformed the American stage in the wake of Civil Rights activism. It includes interviews with Ossie Davis, Amiri Baraka, James Earl Jones and Ntozake Shange, and clips from many landmark plays. MORE...

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