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African-Americans

Black and white photo of Black and White people in a coffee shop, some sitting in chairs and others standing at a lunch counter in the background. Caption. Male as narrator. The idea of the freedom rides was radical.
51 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Faces of influential Black Americans dispersed across frame. February calendar page and map of the U, S in background. Caption. To focus on and learn more about black culture.
All About the Holidays
Episode 54
1 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of a wooden Kwanzaa kinara with red, green and black candles. Heap of fruits and vegetables fills background.
All About the Holidays
Episode 4
1 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Rendering of Martin Luther King, Jr. standing behind a pulpit in a church setting. Caption. Dr. King spoke out against racial discrimination.
All About the Holidays
Episode 39
1 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of a person front loading a Civil War-era cannon attached to a wheel. Caption. Without accepting the eager pool of black volunteers.
19 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Teenage girl smiles at camera with a superimposed news background and Presidential crest. Behind her, a screen shows a woman holding a young Barack Obama. Caption. We'd like to share it with you.
16 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: K - 6
Black and white photo of a man standing in profile. He looks down at a notecard held in his hand. Title card reads, "Carl Cotton, A Natural Talent."
The Brain Scoop
Episode 73
9 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man touches his hand to a barber shop pole on the outside of a building. Caption. To get 20 adults and 20 kids in one space.
26 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Painting of Coretta Scott as a child standing next to 2 Black boys. Caption. And rich soil where slaves sought freedom.
6 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Black and white photo of rows of people crowded into a building. Caption. At the local courthouse, sometimes bringing his son.
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 8
22 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 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
Black man and woman in formal attire walk down the front steps of a building. Caption. Squealing. Slow down.
26 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Wide shot of a university plaza with several multi-story white and red buildings. Caption. Of every major American university's curriculum.
Great African American Authors
Episode 1
28 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Interview with young man in an office setting. He is identified as Anthony Sze-Fai Shiu, P, H, D, Professor of English, University of Missouri Kansas City. Caption. Who would help African Americans and America, as well.
Great African American Authors
Episode 2
28 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Middle-aged black man looks just off camera with an incredulous expression like he is speaking to camera for an interview. Caption. Give him blackness, and then bid him to sing?
Great African American Authors
Episode 3
28 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Interview with middle-aged Black man in an office setting. He is identified as Marlon Ross, PhD, Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Virginia. Caption. A confrontation between a subjugated, Black protagonist.
Great African American Authors
Episode 4
28 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a man wearing sunglasses standing next to a fifties-era vehicle parked in front of a storefront.
Great African American Authors
Episode 5
28 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a young Maya Angelou smiling in a room with several African masks and sculptures. Caption. Far stranger than most of the characters that she's created.
Great African American Authors
Episode 6
28 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Interview with man wearing a business suit in an office setting. He's looking up with a thoughtful expression and gesturing with his hands. Caption. One that helped to fix.
Great African American Authors
Episode 7
27 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Interview with Black woman wearing a brown jacket and white blouse against a bookshelf backdrop. Caption. Is a story that shows the sort of strength that he had.
Great African American Authors
Episode 8
27 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black woman wearing gold bangles, rings, and hair in braids, holds hands up, framing her face. Caption. So what they would do oftentimes was barter, possibly for sugar.
23 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Color illustration. Young Black boy stands, looking apprehensive, next to a man laying in bed and looking back at him. Caption. Some slaves were freed by their owners.
11 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 4
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
Black and white frame of Jackie Robinson at bat mid warm-up swing. Caption. Come on, Jackie boy, get a hold of one!
1 hours 17 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young woman stands in shadows next to a projected image entitled, The End of the Old Testament. Caption. It was not uncommon for birthdays to be recorded down.
1 hours 47 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Painting. Abraham Lincoln, wearing trousers, shirt, and suspenders holds out his hands to a man. They are standing outside a home under an awning. Caption. Thank you, young man.
12 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Black and white view from behind of seated diners in Western wear looking towards small band on stage.
1 hours 2 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
White man with glasses in a white shirt and dark tie walks towards camera, police officers in the background. Caption. LaTour Narrator. His title was Commissioner of Public Safety.
41 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Watercolor painting of a child standing with 1 foot up on a fence, houses in the distant background. Caption. Each morning she climbed up on the fence.
7 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: K - 5
Colorful painting depicts a nineteenth century Black man holding up 1 finger across from nineteenth century white man. A boat full of Black people is pulled ashore beneath roiling wave in background.
4 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Older Rosa Parks wearing square glasses and a colorful button-up blouse looks out and away from camera. Caption. King. Two stops later, her ride ended.
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
Black and white photo of Black boy with Black children in background holding a sign, We Need Free Elections in Alabama. Caption. (male #2) If this was going to happen, Selma youth had to do it.
46 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Color illustration. Diamond shaped grid of images show a senior man and girl making a quilt during daytime, and a family running along a fence in the nighttime. Caption. And in the daytime when there was some few minutes.
14 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Senior Black woman with a gold front tooth and dark glasses smiles while looking up and away from camera. Caption. That's what we sung. Sound of chuckles.
1 hours 30 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Black and white medium shot of civil rights activist, Rosa Parks, in middle age. She stands before a backdrop with historic photographs of civil rights activists. Text on image reads, "This is her story."
Standing Up for Freedom
Episode 1
13 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of the front of the Supreme Court building. Statues and stairs lead to the west entry door of the building. A series of columns support the building's pediment. Text on image reads, "Thanks to the Civil Rights Act."
Standing Up for Freedom
Episode 2
17 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of what appears to be a legal document from the mid-1800s. Paper is aged and handwriting is written in black ink using cursive style from that era. Caption. He used to be recognized as a citizen.
Supreme Court Spotlight
Episode 2
1 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Painting. Young Black girl jumping rope outside with homes in background. Caption. Under the shade of a sweet-smelling pine.
7 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Black and white photo of Bryant's Grocery and Meat Market in between 2 Coca Cola Classic signs. Caption. A 14-year-old black boy from Chicago.
38 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man seated on a stool speaks directly to camera against an orange stage backdrop like he is giving a lesson as a subject expert. Caption. Cooler climates, less land, and the flourishing.
U.S. History
Episode 3
31 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young man in blue tank top and visor touches glasses and holds a C, D player while walking along a tree-lined street. Caption. With me fixing to be 21 in December.
Aging Out
Season 0 / Ep 5
23 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12