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Matters of race. / Part 1, The divide

Author: John J ValadezEric LiuROJA Productions.National Minority Consortia (U.S.)Independent Television Service.; et al; All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2007]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ten years ago, Siler City, North Carolina, was a black and white town of segregated communities with a shared geography and an unsettled history. This quiet, rural southern town is a "laboratory" for the national transformation that is fundamentally altering America's sense of itself. The program addresses the following questions: how does rapid change in racial demographics affect small-town America? What happens  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Documentary
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John J Valadez; Eric Liu; ROJA Productions.; National Minority Consortia (U.S.); Independent Television Service.; Corporation for Public Broadcasting.; PBS Home Video.; OverDrive, Inc.; et al
OCLC Number: 222011420
Notes: Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed Apr. 10, 2008).
Originally broadcast as an episode of Matters of race on PBS on Sept. 23, 2003.
Credits: Editor, Jean-Philippe Boucicaut ... [et al.] ; original music, Camara Kambon.
Target Audience: Age group: NR.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 280735KB).
Other Titles: Matters of race (Television program).
Divide
Matters of race (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by ROJA Productions, in association with the National Minority Consortia and Independent Television Service with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; producer/director, John J. Valadez ... [et al.] ; writer, Eric Liu ... [et al.].

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Ten years ago, Siler City, North Carolina, was a black and white town of segregated communities with a shared geography and an unsettled history. This quiet, rural southern town is a "laboratory" for the national transformation that is fundamentally altering America's sense of itself. The program addresses the following questions: how does rapid change in racial demographics affect small-town America? What happens when white people and white culture no longer dominate? What visions of the future do residents have? Does the future more closely resemble the country's racialized and segregated past? Is America going back to the future? Or is the nation seeing the declining significance of race? Utilizing the writing of Eric Liu and Ruben Martinez and directed by John Valadez, this episode explores the power and identity in small-town America.

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