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What is 'The Whiteness Project?'

What is ‘The Whiteness Project?’

by Carla Murphy on October 13 2014, 10:47AM

New PBS series aims to bring more whites into the racial discussion.

Topics: /NOW, Society

PBS's 'America By the Numbers' To Focus on Race This Fall Play

PBS’s ‘America By the Numbers’ To Focus on Race This Fall

by Jamilah King on August 4 2014, 12:39PM

The series debuts on October 2.

Topics: /NOW

PBS Explores Gender, Fashion and 'the Right to be Handsome' Play

PBS Explores Gender, Fashion and ‘the Right to be Handsome’

by Jamilah King on July 28 2014, 12:52PM

A new segment by Ivette Feliciano explores how and why clothing for gender non-conforming people is on the rise.

Topics: Culture

Revisiting a Southeast Asian Teen Couple, 16 Years Later

Revisiting a Southeast Asian Teen Couple, 16 Years Later

by Jamilah King on June 17 2014, 4:43PM

Momo Chang revisits the main characters from “Kelly Loves Tony.”

Topics: Culture

That Time Philly Cops Bombed a City Block to Destroy a Black Liberation Group

That Time Philly Cops Bombed a City Block to Destroy a Black Liberation Group

by Jamilah King on May 16 2014, 10:50AM

On May 13, 1985, police bombed an entire city block in its attack on MOVE, killing 11 people.

Topics: Culture

PBS Documentary Explores the Life and Death of Ruben Salazar

PBS Documentary Explores the Life and Death of Ruben Salazar

by Jamilah King on April 29 2014, 9:19AM

The pioneering Mexican-American journalist documented the beginning of the Chicano rights movement.

Topics: Culture

'Las Marthas' Will Make You Think Twice about the Border, Latinas and Class

‘Las Marthas’ Will Make You Think Twice about the Border, Latinas and Class

by Aura Bogado on February 11 2014, 7:00AM

The documentary, which debuts on PBS on February 17, follows Latina debutantes along the Texas-Mexico border who identify with George and Martha Washington

Topics: Arts & Culture

Alice Walker Talks Legacy in New PBS Documentary

Alice Walker Talks Legacy in New PBS Documentary

by Jamilah King on February 10 2014, 11:30AM

And it’s just on time, as Walker celebrated her 70th birthday on February 9.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

PBS 'NewsHour' Called Out for Lack of Diversity

PBS ‘NewsHour’ Called Out for Lack of Diversity

by Jamilah King on November 8 2013, 11:02AM

America’s publicly-funded broadcast network is in trouble.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Latino Americans' Debuts on PBS

‘Latino Americans’ Debuts on PBS

by Von Diaz on September 18 2013, 10:01AM

This six-hour documentary chronicles the emergence of Latino communities in the U.S.

Topics: /NOW

Get Ready for Downton Abbey's First Black Character

Get Ready for Downton Abbey’s First Black Character

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2013, 11:48AM

Guess who’s coming to tea.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'Slavery By Another Name' Director Gets 2-Min Standing Ovation at Sundance

‘Slavery By Another Name’ Director Gets 2-Min Standing Ovation at Sundance

by Jorge Rivas on January 27 2012, 2:23PM

The Sundance audience at Sam Pollard’s documentary “Slavery By Another Name” gave the director a 2-minute standing ovation after the film premiere.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW, Sundance

50 Years After Freedom Rides, a Stunning Film Revives the Heroism

50 Years After Freedom Rides, a Stunning Film Revives the Heroism

by Jamilah King on May 16 2011, 9:02AM

Filmmaker Stanley Nelson talks about the incredible journey of some of the civil rights movement’s youngest and most fearless leaders.

Topics: History

It's Official: We're Desperate for a BP Oil Spill Solution

It’s Official: We’re Desperate for a BP Oil Spill Solution

by Jorge Rivas on May 26 2010, 5:50PM

PBS opens the suggestion box. Ideas? A ShamWow towel and Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Topics: Environment, Gulf Oil Spill

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