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The Black American Experience

The Black American Experience

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Chronicles the lives, passions, and contributions of African Americans who have left their stamp on history. Each program paints an intimate portrait of some of the most influential and inspiring individuals during turbulent and changing times in American history.

Still image from: Mary McLeod Bethune: Champion For Education
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 1
30 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Shirley Chisholm: First Black American Congresswoman
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 2
19 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Ida B. Wells: Crusader For Human Rights
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 3
19 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Fannie Lou Hamer: Voting Rights Activist
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 4
30 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Paul Robeson: 20th Century Renaissance Man, Entertainer, Activist
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 5
29 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white photograph of a large group of doctors standing around patient in a hospital bed. Dr. Charles R. Drew (1904-1950) who served as head of the Department of Surgery, reviews patient case Caption: and resident in surgery at Freedmen's Hospital.
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 6
28 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Chester Himes: A Rage In Harlem, African American Novelist
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 7
26 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Famous Activist: Thurgood Marshall
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 8
22 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12