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Teaching Black History: Resources For All Ages

"The soul that is within me no man can degrade. I am not the one that is being degraded on account of this treatment, but those who are inflicting it upon me..." -Frederick DouglassBlack...

February 1, 2017

Explore The Life And Legacy Of Jackie Robinson

“Jackie Robinson was a sit-inner before sit-ins, a freedom rider before freedom rides.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jackie Robinson, the two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah...

April 7, 2016

New Civil Rights Leaders | Burt Reynolds | Southern Stereotypes On Film

Georgia-born Burt Reynolds is back to talk about his work on "Deliverance" and other Southern movies at the Macon Film Festival. Plus, journalist Rodney Carmichael spent weeks interviewing the old...

July 16, 2015

Two Way Street 1/3/15: Ambassador Andrew Young Discusses Marching With MLK In Selma

This edition of Two Way Street is devoted to a look at the motion picture Selma, which opens in theaters across the country next weekend. It tells the story of one of the most important episodes in...

January 4, 2015

The Civil Rights Movement: Singing Freedom

Albany native Rutha Mae Harris recalls life in the segregated town of Albany. In 1961 activists like African-American activists like Harris and Charles Sherood organized marches in the streets and...

September 17, 2008

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