Issue: Race and Ethnicity

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American Arab

In Kartemquin’s American Arab, Iraqi-born Director Usama Alshaibi takes a provocative look at the contradictions of Arab identity in post 9/11 America, weaving his own life’s journey and “coming-of-Arab” experiences into the life stories of several diverse characters. Exploring the values, passions, and hopes of his fellow Arab-Americans, Usama tries to make peace with his conflicted chosen homeland. Read more

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American Promise

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The New Black

The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. Read more

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StoryCorps: Historias Initiative

StoryCorps Historias is an initiative to record the diverse stories and life experiences of Latinos in the United States. Sharing these stories celebrates the history, honors the heritage, and captures the true spirit of our community. Read more

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Slavery by Another Name

Slavery by Another Name challenges one of our country’s most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery ended with Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. Read more

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The Interrupters

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Through A Lens Darkly

Through A Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People is a feature length, documentary and multimedia outreach project Read more

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