African American and Proud

Here is a collection of films on African Americans.

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Coded Bias

Exposing prejudices and threats to civil liberty in facial recognition algorithms and A.I.

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Coded Bias

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Mr. SOUL!

Mr. SOUL! explores the first nationally broadcast all-Black variety show on public TV.

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Mr. SOUL!

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Always in Season

A haunting exploration of lynching and racial violence in America.

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Always in Season

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Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

Reclusive activist Marion Stokes videotaped TV 24/7 for decades in the name of truth.

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Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

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The Trials of Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali’s battle to overturn his prison sentence for refusing military service.

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution sheds light on the Black Panther Party.

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