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Black American History Series Volume 5: Modern History

37 minutes 45 seconds

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Uses narration and still photos to explore the contributions and societal issues of African Americans from 1970-1998. Basically follows a chronology of events in sports, arts and entertainment, education, affirmative action, politics, and law. Names prominent blacks and their efforts toward more consistent civil rights. Mentions Kwanzaa, rap, sciences and health concerns; and notes the often slow but steady movement toward equality.

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Runtime: 37 minutes 45 seconds

Black and white illustration of an African tribe speaking with white men wearing tricorn hats in a row boat docked at shore. Caption. One of these travelers.
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 1
47 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white photo of Black men wearing Civil War-era clothing, hoeing fields alongside Black women and children. Caption. Her skill in speaking impressed many people.
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 2
48 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white photo of a Black man wearing a surgical cap and mask. Caption. And was a member of the State Board of Health.
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 3
40 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white photo of nineteen sixties White and Black protesters gathered together in a group and holding signs. Caption. And provoked support of the civil rights movement.
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 4
44 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white photo of N, B, A player, Bill Russell, blocking another basketball player. Caption. And led the team to the N, B, A championships 11 times.
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 5
37 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12