Race in America

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Watch a collection of films and specials that highlight and add context to the many aspects of race and racism in our country. Below are a number of resources to help us deepen our understanding of racism in America.

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Black Lives Matter Protest at Tulsa City Hall

Tulsa's Black Lives Matter protesters are met by armed militia groups at city hall.

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Senior Prom

Senior Prom

For residents of an LGBTQ+ retirement home, “senior” prom takes on a whole new meaning.

A Legacy of Injustice

A Legacy of Injustice

George Floyd’s is just the latest injustice against Black Americans.

Majeste Pearson Sings The Black National Anthem

Majeste Pearson Sings The Black National Anthem

Tulsa native Majeste Pearson sings "Lift Every Voice and Sing"

Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten

Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten

Learn about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, on the one hundredth anniversary of the crime.


Trailer 8 | Philly D.A. | Episode 8

Trailer 8 | Philly D.A. | Episode 8

Tuesday, June 1 at 9/8c on PBS and the PBS Video app.

Critics Agree on Philly D.A.

Critics Agree on Philly D.A.

"Gripping to watch."

The Dancing Man of L.A.

The Dancing Man of L.A.

A one-man dance party and fixture of the LA concert scene copes during the COVID pandemic.

Trailer | The People vs. Agent Orange

Trailer | The People vs. Agent Orange

Two activists fight to hold the chemical industry accountable.

The Donut King

The Donut King

Meet the Donut King, the Cambodian refugee who built a multi-million-dollar empire baking

What is the Black Church

What is the Black Church

Rev. Jeffrey McILwain describes what the Black Church means to him.

NH Roots

NH Roots

Rev. Jeffrey McILwain talks about the opening of the first AME Zion Church in NH.

NH Roots

NH Roots

Woullard Lett talks about the roots of the Black Church in New Hampshire.

Community

Community

Woullard Lett talks about the church's role of support.

Truth

Truth

Rev. Jeffrey McILwain describes what truth and faith within the Black Church meant.

Reparations for the Tulsa Massacre Descendants

Reparations for the Tulsa Massacre Descendants

Learn about the current reparations lawsuit against the City of Tulsa.

Trailer 7 | Philly D.A. | Episode 7

Trailer 7 | Philly D.A. | Episode 7

Tuesday, May 25 at 9/8c on PBS and the PBS Video app.

Trailer | Two Gods

Trailer | Two Gods

A Muslim mortician uses the rituals of death to teach two troubled teenagers how to live b

Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten Extended Preview

Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten Extended Preview

Learn about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre on the one hundredth anniversary of the crime.

Na Kamalei: The Men of Hula

Na Kamalei: The Men of Hula

The role of male hula dancers has long been overshadowed by Western concepts of gender.

American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i

American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i

AMERICAN ALOHA: HULA BEYOND HAWAI’I tells the stories of three kumu hula

Tokyo Hula

Tokyo Hula

Today it is estimated there are nearly 2 million people dancing hula in Japan

Stan

Stan

This breathtakingly honest and brave documentary follows 26-year-old musician Stan Walker

For My Father's Kingdom

For My Father's Kingdom

FOR MY FATHER’S KINGDOM follows Tongan pensioner Saia Mafile’o and his family

The Pearl

The Pearl

Rev. Jeffrey McILwain talks about the first Black Church in New Hampshire, "The Pearl".

Pacification

Pacification

Woullard Lett talks about how slave-traders once used the church as a tool to pacify.

What is the Black Church

What is the Black Church

Woullard Lett shares his thoughts on what the Black Church means to him.

Beyond Spirit

Beyond Spirit

Woullard Lett talks about the church's role of building strength and connections.

Season 10 | Promo

Season 10 | Promo

The promo for the tenth season of documentary series Pacific Heartbeat.

The Australian Dream

The Australian Dream

THE AUSTRALIAN DREAM unravels the inspirational story of Indigenous AFL legend Adam Goodes

Trailer 6 | Philly D.A. | Episode 6

Trailer 6 | Philly D.A. | Episode 6

Tuesday, May 18 at 9/8c on PBS and the PBS Video app.

The Time Has Come (1964-1966) | Promo

The Time Has Come (1964-1966) | Promo

After a decade-long cry for justice, a new sound is heard in the movement: call for power.

Two Societies (1965-1968) | Promo

Two Societies (1965-1968) | Promo

The Kerner Commission finds "two societies, one black, one white, separate and unequal."

Power! (1966-1968) | Promo

Power! (1966-1968) | Promo

The call for Black Power takes various forms across communities in Black America.

The Promised Land (1967-1968) | Promo

The Promised Land (1967-1968) | Promo

Martin Luther King, Jr. stakes out new ground for himself and the Civil Rights Movement.

Ain't Gonna Shuffle No More (1964-1972) | Promo

Ain't Gonna Shuffle No More (1964-1972) | Promo

A call to pride and a renewed push for unity galvanize Black America.

A Nation of Law? (1968-1971) | Promo

A Nation of Law? (1968-1971) | Promo

Black activism is increasingly met with an unethical response from law enforcement.

The Keys to the Kingdom (1974-1980) | Promo

The Keys to the Kingdom (1974-1980) | Promo

Anti-discrimination rights gained in past decades by the movement are put to the test.

Back to the Movement (1979-mid '80s) | Promo

Back to the Movement (1979-mid '80s) | Promo

Power and powerlessness in the cities of Miami and Chicago.

Part 5 | Philly D.A | Episode 5

Part 5 | Philly D.A | Episode 5

A skeptical parole board and his own pride stand between a man and freedom.

Part 7 | Philly D.A. | Episode 7

Part 7 | Philly D.A. | Episode 7

Krasner must decide whether to pursue a rarity—murder charges against a cop.

Part 8 | Philly D.A. | Episode 8

Part 8 | Philly D.A. | Episode 8

Frustrated Krasner supporters warn he must accelerate plans to phase out cash bail.

Part 2 | Philly D.A. | Episode 2

Part 2 | Philly D.A. | Episode 2

Krasner and his team battle to obtain the complete police misconduct files.

Part 1 | Philly D.A. | Episode 1

Part 1 | Philly D.A. | Episode 1

The new Philadelphia District Attorney uncovers a secret that shakes the police department

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Part 6 | Philly D.A. | Episode 6

Part 6 | Philly D.A. | Episode 6

A councilmember bridges constituents plagued by the opioid crisis with the unorthodox D.A.

Part 3 | Philly D.A. | Episode 3

Part 3 | Philly D.A. | Episode 3

The murder of a police sergeant tests the D.A.’s resolve to never seek the death penalty.

Part 4 | Philly D.A. | Episode 4

Part 4 | Philly D.A. | Episode 4

LaTonya Myers fights for probation reform, but any slip-up could send her back to prison.

Trailer 5 | Philly D.A | Episode 5

Trailer 5 | Philly D.A | Episode 5

Tuesday, May 11 at 9/8c on PBS and the PBS Video app