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American Voices / Black America 02 – Harlem Renaissance

For southern blacks who traveled north to the cities, a new life was waiting. (4’43”) Testimonies adapted from the files of the Federal Writers’ Project, available online through the Library of Congress. Frank Byrd played by Terence Maynard. Written and Directed by Andrew Chater. Originally commissioned and broadcast by the BBC. Copyright Andrew Chater / Lodestar Productions / Timelines.tv, streamed with the BBC’s consent. Do not download or embed without permission of the copyright holders.
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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

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The 1960’s – From Civil Rights to Black Power

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The Stolen Girls of Nigeria

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The Black Power Movement

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