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VIDEO: Rise! (1940-1968)

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Rise! (1940-1968)
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Length: 53:11
Aired: 11/19/2013

From PBS: "Rise!" examines the long road to civil rights, when the deep contradictions in American society finally became unsustainable. African Americans who fought fascism in World War II came home to face the same old racial violence. But mass media - from print to radio and TV - broadcast that injustice, planting seeds of resistance. The success of black entrepreneurs and entertainers fueled African-American hopes and dreams. In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama, heralding the dawn of a movement of resistance, with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as its public face. Before long, masses of African Americans practiced this nonviolent approach to integrate public schools, lunch counters and more. Nonviolence, however, was often met with violence. In 1968, Dr. King was assassinated, unleashing a new call for "Black Power" across the country. watch

VIDEO: Rise! (1940-1968) [HD]

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Rise! (1940-1968) [HD]
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Length: 54:00
Aired: 11/19/2013

From PBS: "Rise!" examines the long road to civil rights, when the deep contradictions in American society finally became unsustainable. African Americans who fought fascism in World War II came home to face the same old racial violence. But mass media - from print to radio and TV - broadcast that injustice, planting seeds of resistance. watch

VIDEO: Rise! (1940-1968)

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Rise! (1940-1968)
Paid | Amazon Instant Video
Length: 54:00
Aired: 11/19/2013

From PBS: "Rise!" examines the long road to civil rights, when the deep contradictions in American society finally became unsustainable. African Americans who fought fascism in World War II came home to face the same old racial violence. But mass media - from print to radio and TV - broadcast that injustice, planting seeds of resistance. watch

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Year Title Description
2006 Independent Lens: The Great Pink Scare
Season 7, Episode 26
Episode, Appearing
2006 Here with Pride TV Show Series, Guest
2005 American Experience: Kinsey
Season 17, Episode 5
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1996 Stonewall Movie, Source
1984 Before Stonewall Movie, Actor

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