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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

Description

Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. hosts a personal journey through the past 50 years of black history in the United States, citing both the progress made and obstacles yet to be overcome. Featuring comments from Jesse Jackson, Nas and Donna Brazile, the series provides interviews as well as archival footage that document the struggle for black equality and America's changing racial landscape, from the civil rights era through present day. Eric Holder, Shonda Rhimes and DeRay Mckesson also offer insight into the state of black America -- and the nation as a whole.

Upcoming Episodes

  • Keep Your Head Up; Touch the Sky

    America's changing racial landscape, from the civil rights era to present day; with insight from Eric Holder, Shonda Rhimes and DeRay Mckesson. (120 minutes)

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