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African-Americans

Still image from: 10 Things You Don't Know About Civil Rights
10 Things You Don't Know About
Season 3 / Ep 3
41 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: 1960: Skin Deep
56 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: 1961, The Road to Freedom
51 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: A Child Shall Lead Them: Two Days In September 1957
23 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: A Spy Called James
9 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: A Story, A Story
9 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Still image from: A Time for Justice: America's Civil Rights Movement
38 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: A. Philip Randolph: For Jobs and Freedom
1 hours 27 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: African-American Heroes of Sport
20 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: African-American Quilting: The Cloth Sings to Me
17 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: All About the Holidays: Black History Month
All About the Holidays
Episode 54
1 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: All About the Holidays: Kwanzaa
All About the Holidays
Episode 4
1 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: All About the Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
All About the Holidays
Episode 39
1 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Amazing Grace
8 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Still image from: America the Story of Us: Boom
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 8
43 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: America the Story of Us: Rebels
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 1
43 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: America's Black Soldiers
19 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Barack Obama: The Story of Our 44th President
16 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: K - 6
Still image from: Barbara Jordan
22 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Black American History Series Volume 1: Pre-Slavery
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 1
47 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Still image from: Black American History Series Volume 2: Slavery
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 2
48 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Still image from: Black American History Series Volume 3: Reconstruction
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 3
40 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Still image from: Black American History Series Volume 4: Civil Rights
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 4
44 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Still image from: Black American History Series Volume 5: Modern History
Black American History
Season 0 / Ep 5
37 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Still image from: Black Lives Matter: Am I Next?
Grade Level: 7 - 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: Children of the Struggle
31 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Class Of ‘52
43 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 12
Still image from: Close Ties: Tying On A New Tradition
26 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Compensation
1 hours 31 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Coretta Scott
6 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Still image from: Deaf Mosaic #404
Deaf Mosaic
Episode 404
27 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Dogfights: Tuskegee Airmen
45 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Still image from: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
14 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Still image from: Escaping Slavery on the Underground Railroad
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 4
11 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Still image from: Famous Activist: Thurgood Marshall
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 8
22 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 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: Float Like A Butterfly
Beyond The Page
Episode 1
16 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Still image from: For My People: The Life and Writing of Margaret Walker
27 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Still image from: Freedom in Congo Square
14 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan
42 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: From Florida To Coahuila: The History Of The Black Seminoles (Spanish)
49 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Open field of dry, brown grass with mist hovering above it. Caption: The monument preserves the land where Carver was born--
America's National Monuments: The Historic South
Episode 10
17 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of a person flying through the night sky against a backdrop of buildings and stars while holding a lit candle. Caption: Hi, I'm Faith Ringgold.
Getting To Know Artists
Episode 3
21 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 7
Still image from: Girls In White Dresses
26 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Go Tell It on the Mountain
1 hours 38 minutes
Grade Level: 12 -
Still image from: Goin' to Chicago
1 hour 11 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 1: 1761 - 1901
Great African American Authors
Episode 1
28 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 2: 1902 - 1924
Great African American Authors
Episode 2
28 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 3: 1925 - 1937
Great African American Authors
Episode 3
28 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 4: 1938 - 1953
Great African American Authors
Episode 4
28 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 5: 1954 - 1967
Great African American Authors
Episode 5
28 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 6: 1968 - 1982
Great African American Authors
Episode 6
28 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 7: 1982 - 1993
Great African American Authors
Episode 7
27 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Great African American Authors: Program 8: 1993 - Present
Great African American Authors
Episode 8
27 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Gullah
23 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Harriet Tubman and Her Escape to Freedom
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 3
12 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Still image from: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
10 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Still image from: Henry's Freedom Box
11 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 4
Still image from: Heritage of the Black West
25 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 10
Still image from: Hidden Figures: Meet the Computers
7 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Illustration of four African American mathematicians in the NASA lab. Caption: Their job was to do math.
15 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Still image from: Hispanic Americans: Latin and African Americans: Friends or Foes
45 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Homecoming...Sometimes I Am Haunted by Memories of Red Dirt and Clay
56 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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: In Medical Science
30 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Still image from: John Henry
American Tall Tales & Legends
Episode 3
13 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Still image from: Kwanzaa! A Cultural Celebration
29 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Still image from: Langston Hughes: The Dream Keeper
1 hour 0 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Legacy
1 hours 30 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Still image from: Let the Children March
19 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship
12 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Still image from: Look Out Sister
1 hours 2 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Louisville
18 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Still image from: Making It Happen: Masters of Invention
22 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Many Steps: The Origin And Evolution Of African-American Collegiate Stepping
28 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Cartoon character standing next to a drawing of an African American man. Caption: I was just reading about Garrett Morgan.
Marvie
Episode 7
1 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 2
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: Mighty Times: The Children's March
41 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Recently Added
Still image from: Minds that Matter: John Lewis
58 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: My Day At MXA:  Empowering Youth To Reach For Their Dreams
15 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: My Man Bovanne
26 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 11
Still image from: Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property
57 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Native Son
47 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: One Doctor: Daniel Hale Williams
43 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Opposing Slavery: The Abolitionist Movement in America
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 2
12 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Still image from: Out of Obscurity
40 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 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
Still image from: Race Movies: The Early History Of Black Cinema
58 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Close up of the face of a person who has dark skin, brown eyes, and a wide nose. Caption: or their genes moved from place to place,
57 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Ralph Bunche: An American Odyssey
1 hours 56 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Ralph Ellison: The Self-Taught Writer
25 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Revolutions: Haitian Revolution (Spanish)
Revolutions (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 1
11 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Rising Up: The Talladega Murals
4 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Rosa Parks: The Path to Freedom
24 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Several young people working on an object. Caption: the first all-female African-American RoboCup team.
Science Nation
Episode 171
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Selma: The Bridge To The Ballot
46 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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: Show Way
14 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Recently Added
Still image from: Signing Black in America
27 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: Song of Freedom
1 hours 12 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Still image from: Spirit to Spirit: Nikki Giovanni
29 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders
1 hours 30 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Still image from: Standing Up for Freedom: Rosa Parks
Standing Up for Freedom
Episode 1
13 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Standing Up for Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement in America
Standing Up for Freedom
Episode 2
17 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: Strange Fruit
57 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Still image from: Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation: Brown Vs. Board Of Education
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 5
11 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation: Dred Scott Vs. Sandford (The Dred Scott Decision)
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 2
15 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation: Plessy Vs. Ferguson
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 3
12 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Supreme Court Spotlight: Dred Scott v. Sandford
Supreme Court Spotlight
Episode 2
1 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Sweet Dreams, Sarah
27 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Still image from: The Brain Scoop: Carl Cotton--Chicago's Original Black Taxidermist
The Brain Scoop
Episode 73
9 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: The Jackie Robinson Story
1 hours 17 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: The Legend: The Bessie Coleman Story
1 hours 47 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: The Life of an Enslaved Person in America
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 1
12 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Still image from: The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read
14 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Still image from: The Other Side
7 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: K - 5
Man standing at chalk board in front of class. Caption: George's discoveries brought so many benefits to mankind
35 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Still image from: The Quest for Freedom: The Harriet Tubman Story
37 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: The Strange Demise of Jim Crow
57 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: This Is the Rope: A Story From The Great Migration
7 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Still image from: U.S. History: Civil Reform (Module 3)
U.S. History
Episode 3
31 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: W.E.B. DuBois: A Biography In Four Voices
1 hour 56 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: Walk A Mile In My Shoes: The 90 Year Journey Of The NAACP
44 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: Whitewash
24 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
Still image from: Willa Brown: An American Aviator
27 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: With No Direction Home
Aging Out
Season 0 / Ep 5
23 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12