[vimeo id=”28062577″] Acclaimed Belgian documentary filmmaker Agnes Varda directed this film about Huey Newton, a leader of the Black Panther movement, which started in 1966 in Oakland, Calif.
[iframe id=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/lXgfX1y60Gw”] In this short documentary, parents reveal their struggles with telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling by the police.
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.
[iframe id=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/f-Bco-DgGcI?list=PLcxospALM0Fq4ZRsj-kbOaDgBcAa4YFtj”] 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.