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A Rap with Colin L. Powell

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A discussion of Gen. Colin Powell and whether Americans would elect a black President. (1918)

A Very Critical Justice

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, author of My Grandfather’s Son, explains, in a rare interview, a drinking habit and responds to Tony Brown’s speculation that he is overwhelmed by religious guilt. Justice Thomas...

Benjamin Banneker: Truth to Power

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Imagine being Black in the 1700s and becoming a self-taught surveyor who played a pivotal role in planning the layout of our nation’s capitol and inventing a clock in 1753. In 1791 alone, Benjamin Banneker completed t...

Bill Cosby – Part 1

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Bill Cosby – Part 2

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Did History Miss Emmett Till?

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Author Clenora Hudson-Weems examines the gruesome 1955 lynching of Emmett Till in Money, Mississippi.  She also challenges the widespread belief that Rosa Parks’ refusal to surrender her seat on a segregated bus preci...

Gone But Not Forgotten

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They are no longer with us, but their work and accomplishments are still impacting on the lives of the people that they touched.  They are the heroes who turn into legends and forever etch their wonders in the annuals...

Great Men of Color

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