New Hampshire Humanities Fall Series

New Hampshire Humanities invites you to participate in a series of Black Thought programs this fall. Black Thought focuses on Black perspectives on the humanities.

Upcoming Black Thought programs:

From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter
Wednesday, September 23, 6 pm
Presented by Dr. Matthew Delmont, Dartmouth College

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Reading Shakespeare While Black
Wednesday, October 21, 6 pm
Dr. Dennis Britton, University of New Hampshire

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Reparations, Its History & Impact: Why Now?
Wednesday, November 11, 6 pm
Mr. Woullard Lett, National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America
Dr. Allan Davis, Brown/Harvard/Georgetown

Pandemics & Public Health
Wednesday, November 18, 6 pm
Presented by Dr. Yvonne Goldsberry, NH Endowment for Health


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Henry Louis Gates recalls the impact of John Lewis' life and work.

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Reading Frederick Douglass

Reading Frederick Douglass

A stirring speech that is as meaningful today as it was on that day.

Reading Frederick Douglass (Preview)

Reading Frederick Douglass (Preview)

A stirring speech that is as meaningful today as it was on that day.

The Only Piano in the Projects

The Only Piano in the Projects

The Lightfoot brothers recall how they ended up with a piano while living in East Lake.

The Suburbs: A Creation of Government Policies

The Suburbs: A Creation of Government Policies

In 1956, the government further enabled the middle-class movement to the suburbs.


East Lake Meadows

East Lake Meadows

The story of a public housing community raises critical questions about race and poverty.

'Your Property Values Will Crumble'

'Your Property Values Will Crumble'

In a decade, East Lake went from being predominantly white to 90% African American.

Deteriorating Conditions with No Help in Sight

Deteriorating Conditions with No Help in Sight

Tenants in East Lake Meadows soon find things aren't getting things fixed.

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Adverse Childhood Experiences

How high ACE scores affect girls throughout their lives.

Being a Black Girl

Being a Black Girl

We hear from several young women who discuss how Black girls perceive themselves.

Samaya’s Story

Samaya’s Story

12-year-old Samaya tells us how being kicked out of class almost derailed her life.

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Preview

“Pushout” looks at the criminalization of Black girls in schools.

Official Trailer

Official Trailer

The story of a public housing community raises critical questions about race and poverty.

Chapter 1 | Stonewall Uprising | PBS

Chapter 1 | Stonewall Uprising | PBS

Watch Chapter 1 of Stonewall Uprising.

Reconstruction | Part 1, Hour 1

Reconstruction | Part 1, Hour 1

The aftermath of the Civil War was bewildering, exhilarating . . . and terrifying.

Reconstruction | Part 1, Hour 2

Reconstruction | Part 1, Hour 2

Post-Civil War America was a new world.

Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 1

Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 1

Hour three of the series examines the years 1877-1896

Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 2

Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 2

Racist imagery saturated popular culture and Southern propaganda manipulated the story.

Reconstruction | Hour 3 Preview

Reconstruction | Hour 3 Preview

Hour three of the series examines the years 1877-1896.

Reconstruction | Hour 2 Preview

Reconstruction | Hour 2 Preview

A controversial presidential election in 1876 deals Reconstruction a grievous blow.

Reconstruction | Hour 4 Preview

Reconstruction | Hour 4 Preview

Racist imagery saturated popular culture and Southern propaganda manipulated the story.

Reconstruction| Episode 2 Preview

Reconstruction| Episode 2 Preview

A look at the rise of Jim Crow and the turn of the century.

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War | Inside Look

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War | Inside Look

See how our past affects our present with this inside look of Reconstruction.

Reconstruction | Hour 1 Preview

Reconstruction | Hour 1 Preview

Reconstruction explores the transformative years following the American Civil War.

Reconstruction| Extended Trailer

Reconstruction| Extended Trailer

Here is an extended first look at Reconstruction: America After the Civil War.

Puerto Rico to New York

Puerto Rico to New York

In the early years of the great depression New York offered a way out for Puerto Ricans

G.I. Forum

G.I. Forum

Garcia's friendship with LBJ helped Kennedy carry Texas with his Viva Kennedy clubs.

Macario Garcia

Macario Garcia

Private Macario Garcia was the first Hispanic to receive the medal of honor

Cuban Exodus

Cuban Exodus

Luis and Carlos Capo remember leaving Cuba for the United States in Fall of 1966

Episode 3: War and Peace

Episode 3: War and Peace

Latino Americans serve their country during WWII but still face discrimination at home.

Episode 4: The New Latinos

Episode 4: The New Latinos

Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic

Guy Gabaldon

Guy Gabaldon

Guy Gabaldon was a Mexican-American U.S. Marine who captured 1500 Japanese during WWII

Eligio Pena

Eligio Pena

An immigrant from the Dominican Republic who fled the civil war and settled in New York

Episode 4: The New Latinos Trailer

Episode 4: The New Latinos Trailer

New waves of immigration bring people from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic

Julia Alvarez

Julia Alvarez

A Dominican-American Poet, novelist and essayist.

Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan discusses her Cuban heritage and how it is an influence on her music

Mexican American War

Mexican American War

In 1846 the US went to war with Mexico over disputed territory on the Texas boarder.

Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land Trailer

Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land Trailer

Manifest Destiny pushes the U.S west into the Mexican territories of the South West

New Mexico

New Mexico

Settled in 1598 New Mexico was the oldest and largest Spanish settlement in the south west

Jose Marti

Jose Marti

Jose Marti led an uprising against the Spanish government in Cuba

Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno talks about her experience on West Side Story and the prejudices she faced

Spanish American War

Spanish American War

In 1898 the U.S. declares war on Spain after a blast destroys the battleship, USS Maine

Latino Americans - Series Preview

Latino Americans - Series Preview

LATINO AMERICANS is a three-part, six-hour documentary series that airs Sept. 17 at 8pm

Latino Americans Promo

Latino Americans Promo

Latino Americans airs beginning September 17, 2013 @ 8pm

Bernardo Vega

Bernardo Vega

Bernardo Vega left Puerto Rico for a new life New York

Los Angeles Deportation

Los Angeles Deportation

Emilia Castaneda was deported to Mexico in 1935 from Los Angeles

Lila Downs: Pastures of Plenty My Land is Your Land Medley

Lila Downs: Pastures of Plenty My Land is Your Land Medley

Lila Downs performs her song, Pastures of Plenty/My Land is Your Land Medley

Latino Americans Series Teaser

Latino Americans Series Teaser

LATINO AMERICANS is a three-part, six-hour documentary series that airs Sept. 17 at 8pm

The Alamo

The Alamo

Santa Anna laid siege to the Alamo and the Tejano defenses. All 189 men were killed