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America Beyond the Color Line : Ebony Towers

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], ©2004.
Series: America beyond the color line
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The existence of a small group of African-Americans at the heart of the corporate and political establishment is something that, just two decades ago, seemed unimaginable. How did they get there and what is the significance of their success? Beginning at Harvard University, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels to New York City and Washington, D.C. to ask if this new black elite represents genuine progress for black  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
History
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2004.
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 700415598
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
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 November 06, 2009.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (56 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Details: System requirements: FOD playback platform.; Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: African-American Achievements in America (2:05) --
Importance of Colin Powell (1:18) --
Colin Powell: Early Years (1:17) --
African-American Role Models (1:10) --
Successful Black Role Models (2:05) --
Hip-Hop Success Story (2:12) --
Genius of Russell Simmons (2:50) --
Inner-City Entrepreneurs (1:20) --
Economic Entrepreneurship (0:39) --
Maurice Ashley: Chess Grandmaster (2:19) --
Black Youth and Chess (2:08) --
Chess and Intellectual Skills (1:08) --
Intellectual Skills for Economic Success (1:09) --
Chess and Educational Success (2:22) --
From Tax Liability to Taxpayer (1:27) --
Road to Success: Education (2:31) --
Vernon Jordan: Integration of Wall Street (3:29) --
Top of the Corporate Ladder (2:04) --
Road to Economic Empowerment (2:00) --
From Blatant to Subtle Racism (2:38) --
Betrayers of the Race (2:00) --
Gulf Between Black Middle Class and Lower Class (2:21) --
Wealth Gap Between Blacks and Whites (1:18) --
Black Youth Need a Chance (1:40) --
Children with Ghettoized Identities (1:22) --
Black Accomplishments Missed by Inner-City Youth (1:28) --
Secrets of White Success (1:53) --
Workplace: Performance Space (1:47) --
From the Ghetto to Wall Street (1:08) --
Mainstream America: Is It Open to All? (1:38)
Series Title: America beyond the color line
Other Titles: Ebony Towers
Responsibility: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

Abstract:

The existence of a small group of African-Americans at the heart of the corporate and political establishment is something that, just two decades ago, seemed unimaginable. How did they get there and what is the significance of their success? Beginning at Harvard University, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels to New York City and Washington, D.C. to ask if this new black elite represents genuine progress for black America as a whole. Interviewees include Colin Powell, Russell Simmons, Vernon Jordan, and many others.

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