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America Beyond the Color Line : the Black Belt

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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In this program, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds new meanings in the streets of Memphis, Birmingham, and Atlanta-the battlegrounds on which civil rights were won for black southerners in the 1950s and 60s. The very cities from which African-Americans fled during the era of Jim Crow are today drawing them back by the tens of thousands. But how much have these cities really changed since the civil rights era?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
History
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2004
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, 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: 700415594
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.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (56 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Details: System requirements: FOD playback platform.; Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Civil Rights and Dr. Martin Luther King (1:41) --
Post-Civil War Segregation (0:51) --
Morgan Freeman Chooses Mississippi (2:15) --
Racism in the South (1:12) --
Where Dr. Martin Luther King Died (2:31) --
Segregated Memphis, TN (1:55) --
Memphis: Martin Luther King's Murder (2:08) --
Transformation of Memphis Police Force (1:47) --
Police and Racism (0:57) --
Turning Point for Racism on Memphis Police Force (1:53) --
U.S. Military and Segregation (1:52) --
U.S. Military and Equal Opportunities (2:11) --
U.S. Military: Enforced Integration (1:26) --
Black and White Military Officers (1:15) --
Integration in U.S. Military (1:47) --
Birmingham: Segregated City (1:56) --
Interracial Marriage in Birmingham (1:44) --
Challenges of Interracial Marriage (0:41) --
Interracial Marriage: Past and Present in the South (1:32) --
Lack of Diversity in the South (2:01) --
Segregation in Birmingham Today (2:09) --
Importance of Integrated Churches (2:31) --
Atlanta: Mecca for Blacks (1:32) --
Atlanta and Middle-Class Blacks (1:48) --
Home Tour in Atlanta Suburbs (2:23) --
Atlanta's All-Black Communities (1:07) --
African Americans: Return to the South (2:56) --
Natural Segregation (1:36) --
Maya Angelou on Population Reversal in the South (3:09) --
The American South: Choosing Resegregation (2:02).
Series Title: America beyond the color line.
Other Titles: Black Belt
Responsibility: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

Abstract:

In this program, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds new meanings in the streets of Memphis, Birmingham, and Atlanta-the battlegrounds on which civil rights were won for black southerners in the 1950s and 60s. The very cities from which African-Americans fled during the era of Jim Crow are today drawing them back by the tens of thousands. But how much have these cities really changed since the civil rights era? Interviewees include Morgan Freeman and Maya Angelou.

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