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  • Only the Ball Was White

    Only the Ball Was White

    A documentary about the Negro Baseball Leagues of the early to mid twentieth century. A slew of Hall of Fame African-American players are interviewed, showcasing the triumphs, trials, and tribulations of black baseball. Narrated by Paul Winfield. Continue reading

  • L.A. Riots

    L.A. Riots

    Andrew Jones goes to Los Angeles in the aftermath of the riots of 1992. He speaks with many people about the racial issues that sparked this uprising–the feeling that blacks and Latinos had been systematically discriminated against in their own neighborhoods for years. The main complaint is that stores in their neighborhoods were owned by whites and Koreans and they were overcharged for all services and products. Much of the tension appears to be between the blacks/Latinos and the Korean shop owners. Another interesting feature of the tape is the discussion of the differing motives between rioters and looters and between the actions in different parts of the city. For example, in some areas, only specific businesses, those that were seen as longtime oppressors, were targeted. A man shows footage from his camcorder of the looting, and notes that all of the looters were white, and all were smiling. Clearly, the situation in Los Angeles was far from simple. This tape is a fascinating glimpse into the psychology of the time period. Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 1113

    Image Union, episode 1113

    An episode of Image Union featuring two short documentary films. The first, called, “Universal Hotel” is a diary / documentary about one filmmaker’s research of Nazi medical experiments in the prison camp at Dachau. The second, “Growing Up Multiracial” is a conversation between a group of people with multiracial backgrounds. Continue reading

  • Common Ground, episode 22-95

    Common Ground, episode 22-95

    Studs Terkel appears on an October 1995 episode of Common Ground. Terkel is interviewed by Monroe Anderson. Interview topics include: the O.J. Simpson murder trial, the death penalty, race relations in America, and Terkel’s newest book entitled Coming of Age. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Fax Art & Black Memorabilia]

    [The 90’s raw: Fax Art & Black Memorabilia]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. A fax art show and a black memorabilia trade show. Continue reading

  • Edge, episode #107: Studs Terkel interview

    Edge, episode #107: Studs Terkel interview

    Studs Terkel discusses his new book, “Race” and some of the most compelling stories he’s heard in his career of documenting oral history.  He tells these stories with the backdrop of related video footage of the world of work, the Great Depression, World War II, and race relations in America. Continue reading

  • The 90’s, episode 306: Race And Racism – Red, White, And Black

    The 90’s, episode 306: Race And Racism – Red, White, And Black

    Episode 306 of the award winning series, The 90’s. This episode is called “RACE AND RACISM – RED, WHITE AND BLACK” and features the following segments: Continue reading

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