OF BROTHER'S KEEPER
Negroes with Guns:
Rob Williams and Black Power
"To us, there was no constitution, no such thing as moral persuasion - the only thing left was the bullet." - Rob Williams
When freedom crusader Rob Williams urged non-whites classified as Black and/or African Americans to draw their guns on violent racists, he became the most feared man in America.
Challenging the system of racism-white supremacy and so-called mainstream civil rights leaders, Williams struggled to earn respect, dignity and equality for all Americans.
Black In Latin America Ep.1 Haiti and The Dominican Republic
The Roots of Division
In the Dominican Republic, Henry L. Gates explores how race has been socially constructed in a society whose people reflect centuries of inter-marriage, and how the country’s troubled history with Haiti informs notions about racial classification. In Haiti, Gates tells the story of the birth of the first-ever black republic and finds out how the slaves' hard fight for liberation over Napoleon Bonaparte’s French Empire became a double-edged sword.
Egalite for All: Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian Revolution (2009)
Marcus Garvey Find me in the The Whirlwind
John Henrik Clarke:
A Great and Mighty Walk
Documentarian St. Claire Bourne takes a close-up look at author and historian John Henrik Clarke, who, on camera for much of the film, bounces back and forth between a description of his own personal history, and his views on the history of Africa and of Pan-Africanism. His points are backed up by old newsreel footage, and by images of artwork depicting Africans and their civilization over the centuries. Actor Wesley Snipes executive produced the film and serves as a narrator.
Facts concerning the events concerning the World Trade Center towers' collapsing on September 11, 2001.
Black Wall Street • Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1921
Black in Latin America Ep.2 Brazil
A Racial Paradise
In Brazil, Henry L. Gates delves behind the façade of Carnival to discover how this 'rainbow nation' is waking up to its legacy as the world's largest slave economy.