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African-American Lives : Listening to Our Past

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2005.
Series: African American lives
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Listening to our Past is a piecing together of the family histories of four of the series participants. The episode explores the post-World War I ⁰́₋Great Migration⁰́₊ of African-Americans from the South to northern cities like Detroit and Chicago, as well as those who stayed in the South during the period of Jim Crow segregation. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. also begins an intriguing examination of his own family⁰́₉s  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 798365203
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2011.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (54 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Ellis Island (1:52) --
Introduction (2:38) --
Oprah (2:15) --
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (1:49) --
Bishop Jakes (1:52) --
Ernest Jakes and the Great Migration (1:59) --
Quincy Jones (2:07) --
Quincy Jones's mother (1:41) --
Costs of Moving North (1:13) --
Oprah's Formative Years (2:56) --
Chris Tucker (2:49) --
T.D. Jakes: Tragedy and Inspiration (2:09) --
T.D. Jakes' Search for Meaning (1:03) --
Oprah's Hell (2:27) --
Oprah Winfrey and her Father (3:14) --
Quincy Jones's Childhood (2:16) --
Chris Tucker's Grandfather (2:08) --
Elmor Winfrey (2:35) --
Murder of Bishop Jakes' Grandfather (3:12) --
Flat Rock (1:54) --
Buying Land (1:39) --
Visiting the Land (1:58) --
Keeping Flat Rock Together (1:48) --
The Importance of Heritage (1:44)
Series Title: African American lives
Other Titles: Listening to Our Past
Responsibility: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)

Abstract:

Listening to our Past is a piecing together of the family histories of four of the series participants. The episode explores the post-World War I ⁰́₋Great Migration⁰́₊ of African-Americans from the South to northern cities like Detroit and Chicago, as well as those who stayed in the South during the period of Jim Crow segregation. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. also begins an intriguing examination of his own family⁰́₉s past, recounting the discovery of a box of photographs and heirlooms that sparked an obsession with his ancestry.

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