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Civil Rights

Black and white image with closeup of a sign that reads, "Civil Rights Plus Full Employment." Crowd of people and protest signs fill the background.
10 Things You Don't Know About
Season 3 / Ep 3
41 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A Black woman wearing a nurse's uniform puts her arm around a Black boy, both smile at the camera.
56 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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
Group of people stand in a cluster with cars in background. Caption. Living inside and outside of mainstream American society.
A History Of American Indian Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 8
27 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man stands with hands clasped and lips parted mid-speech. Backdrop displays photo collage of Chinese people. Caption. For the Chinese American community.
A History Of Chinese American Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 4
27 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cropped black and white photo. Midsection of figure wearing leather jacket and knee-high boots while holding on to an airplane propeller.
A History Of Chinese American Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 5
27 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo. Chinese man stands in front of building with sign that reads, "Washing and Ironing." Caption. Is a denial of the equal protection of the laws.
A History Of Chinese American Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 3
28 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Photo collage of Chinese people with text overlay that reads, "Exclusion and Acceptance."
A History Of Chinese American Achievement
Season 0 / Ep 2
26 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of weathered Constitution on parchment with handwritten script that reads, "We the people," in large script at top.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 1
29 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of Abraham Lincoln wearing a top hat and flanked by men in uniform. Large tent and trees in background.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 2
26 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Mottled black and white photo of 3 Native Americans with white tipis in background.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 3
28 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white illustration of early 20th century woman with her arm raised to the side. She faces a man in a top hat as he leans toward her with his hand up. Another man reclines and opens his mouth as if shouting in background.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 4
27 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of front page of newspaper with headline that reads, "Supreme Court Strikes Out School Segregation as Against Constitution."
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 5
28 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white frame of Martin Luther King, Junior gesturing out as he speaks at a podium with several microphones. A crowd of men stands behind him, many wearing white caps.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 6
27 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Faded still frame of men in wide-brimmed hats, bent over and working in a field.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 7
27 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Side view of Barack Obama standing at a lectern with crowds in the background holding blue signs that read, "Change."
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 8
29 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman parts lips in mid-speech. Painting with mounds of pottery and a figure holding up their fist as backdrop. Caption. That would allow Hispanic immigrants.
A History of Hispanic Achievement in America
Episode 7
28 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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
Black and white frame of A. Philip Randolph, a civil-rights activist. Caption. Of a mighty corporation such as the Pullman Company was.
1 hours 27 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a crowd of Black people gathered outside a building on a tree-lined street and walking towards camera. Caption. To the state capitol in Montgomery.
54 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of Japanese-Americans walking along a train platform. Above this, a bridge crowded with people. Caption. To make us as comfortable as we could be.
30 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white image of people walking in a procession with some carrying flags. Caption. African Americans are about to change everything.
America the Story of Us
Season 1 / Ep 11
43 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 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
Lake with the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D,C in the distance. Text on image reads, "Becoming Equal Under the Law."
33 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white film still of a man in a dark suit, top hat, and curled mustache, walking outside and in front of a smiling woman with a fashionable dress and white parasol.
2 hours 33 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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
1880's Tally Sheet from a Colorado election. Caption. Colorado had given women the right to vote!
26 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man resembling M, L, K Jr. seated next to a woman holding an apple. Both are seated on bleachers. Caption. His name is Martin Luther King, Jr.
31 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Group of Black, White, and Brown teenagers walking down a school hallway. Caption. Farmville has become a model for integrated schools.
Democracy In America
Episode 5
28 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman at door of a brick building. Caption. So with the 16 Black students and 4 Black teachers, they set up what...
43 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: K - 12
Thousands of North Korean soldiers standing in formation in perfectly straight lines. Caption. Narrator. In the late 1990s, a series of unprecedented floods.
51 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Still image from: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
12 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 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
Black and white photo of a man in uniform grabbing another individual by the arm and raising a hand to hit them. Caption. Fannie Lou as narrator. We have to realize just how grave the problem is.
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 4
30 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white photo with a bird's eye view of a crowd of people facing camera. Caption. She is a precursor of grassroots leadership.
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 3
19 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Illustration of children lined up side by side with protest signs crowded behind them. Title card reads, "Let the Children March."
19 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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
Black and white closeup of Sam Tucker, civil rights activist. Caption. To end legalized racism in the United States.
40 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photograph of a group of men and one woman sitting in a circle. Some look down at papers in their laps or gesture to one another. Caption. Unless all Black people were free.
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 5
29 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black woman, seated next to young Black man, faces camera and gestures using sign language, 2 index fingers linked together. Caption. Like those of deaf women and the role they play in their family.
25 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 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
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
Sepia toned photo of a senior Black man and 4 women from mid-1990s. Caption. My grandmother is a very territorial woman.
29 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 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
Black and white photo of a pre-teen girl looking at camera. She wears a button down coat with her hands clasped behind her back and stands in front of a large school building. Caption. Linda Brown was a student at this segregated school.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 5
11 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of Abraham Lincoln wearing white speaking from an outdoor podium to a crowd around him. An 1850s U, S flag is nearby. Caption. Male as narrator. In the following debates with Douglas, Lincoln came closer.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 2
15 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Profile of an older man in a collared shirt wearing glasses and looking forward, mouth tight. Another man stands to his side turned slightly from camera as he stares forward with a serious expression. Caption. Gideon attempted to defend himself.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 4
16 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Illustration of the bench, bar, gallery seating and floor of a courtroom. Caption. The new law concerned the railroads of  Louisiana.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 3
12 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white illustration of a man, woman, and toddler seated at a dining table with food, flowers and table settings. Caption. So, from 1840, there was a campaign to outlaw abortion.
Supreme Court Decisions That Changed The Nation
Episode 1
16 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Image of men in Confederate uniforms riding horses in a Civil War battle reenactment. An overlay of an oval shaped photo appears next to the soldiers with text that reads, "Robert E. Lee." Caption. They don't have a general the equal of Robert E. Lee.
Talking Maps
Episode 3
35 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Seated Black man in a suit writing at a teacher's desk.  A line of Black teenagers are to his left. Caption. Blacks were denied admission to white schools.
57 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white movie frame from To Kill a Mockingbird shows Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch seated in the passenger side of a vehicle. Caption. Heck as narrator. I'll send Zeebo out right away to pick him up.
2 hours 9 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo. President Johnson signs a bill, surrounded by a crowd of men in suits. Caption. To Pass the 1964 Civil Rights and 1965 Voting Rights Acts.
44 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Wide shot of a car passing through an intersection with traffic lights. Caption. We met with Hu Jia.
26 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12