EVERYTHING: THE REAL THING STORY is a celebration of four lads from Liverpool, dubbed "the black Beatles" by the British tabloids, who recount their incredible story from the tough streets of Toxteth- an inner-city area of Liverpool- to the bright lights of New York. A journey of international stardom as Britain's pioneering million-selling soul and funk band. Against a backdrop of prejudice and political turmoil in the 1970s, The Real Thing were the first all-black British band to hit #1 in the UK pop charts.
Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 22 seconds
Episode Number: 1401
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AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE, the innovative documentary series on contemporary life, art and pop culture in the African Diaspora.
Four films introduce powerful stories: African boxers journey across the Atlantic to match their skills against the best in the world; a teenage girl travels to Ghana and an expatriate from Sierra Leone returns to his homeland, each hoping to dispel prevailing myths about the two countries; and, Hurricane Katrina victims find themselves refugees in their own country.