The Legacy of Medgar Evers

As Barack Obama becomes the first African American U.S. president, CBS News’ Harold Dow highlights the life of Medgar Evers, a black civil rights activist who was assassinated in the 1960s.

James Meredith and Beyond: Integrating Ole Miss

James Meredith integrated the University of Mississippi in 1962. The change resulted in a riot on the Ole Miss campus that left two people dead.

Black Panthers Revisited

This short documentary explores what we can learn from the Black Panther party in confronting police violence 50 years later.

‘KIDS FOR CASH’: Judge Who Locked Kids Up for Money Leads to Larger Truth

Robert May — known for his work as a producer of the documentaries “The Fog of War” and “Stevie” — decided to explore a story he’d heard in the news; a scandal involving a juvenile court judge named Mark Ciavarella.…

James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley Jr.

Historic debate between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr. at Cambridge University on the question: “Is the American Dream at the expense of the American Negro?”

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