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Showing 1 - 10 of 51 titles with a criteria of Subject is African-American Studies


Pioneering athlete Althea Gibson broke records on and off the tennis court.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 83 minutes

Alzheimer's in the African-American community.

Terra Nova Films | 2007 | 27 minutes

Spotlights the modern epidemic of heart disease in the African-American community

The Fanlight Collection | 2001 | 57 minutes

One night a week, the stage at the Apollo Theater is an amateur's battleground, where performers have competed for stardom since 1934. Today, the legend of Ella Fitzgerald lives on in the hearts of those who pray for their own big break.

MediaStorm | 2008 | 18 minutes

The journey of Derrick Evans, a Boston teacher who moves home to coastal Mississippi when the graves of his ancestors are bulldozed to make way for the sprawling city of Gulfport. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2014 | 60 minutes

When the graves of former slaves are bulldozed in Mississippi, a Boston teacher returns home to protect the community his ancestors settled.

Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 56 minutes

The life of the first black photographer to win a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Icarus Films | 1984 | 28 minutes

An examination of the fiasco in Florida in the context of the history of voting rights violations.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 57 minutes

Chronicles the decades-long cycle of destruction and despair that defines modern gang culture in South LA.

Bullfrog Films | 2009 | 83 minutes

Examines the history of the US eugenics movement and its recent resurrection, which uses false scientific claims and holds that an all-powerful 'gene' determines who is worthy and who is not. This title has one or more clips.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 106 minutes