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This week, Bill Nye (the Science Guy) participated in a debate about the origins of matter with Ken Ham, the founder of the Creation Museum, and Jon Stewart paid tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman on The Daily Show. ABC Family's The Fosterslaunched its web series, and BIO released a collection of videos online in honor of Black History Month. Oh, and Tara Lipinski did an amazing Big Lebowski-inspired figure skating routine. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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Jesse Jackson: Phil Robertson's Comments Are "More Offensive" Than Rosa Parks Incident

The Rev. Jesse Jackson has requested a meeting with A&E brass over Duck Dynasty starPhil Robertson's recent comments in GQ, which Jackson says are "more offensive" than the Rosa Parks bus incident.

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VIDEO: Rise! (1940-1968)

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Rise! (1940-1968)
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Length: 22:39:19
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


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Rise! (1940-1968)
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Year Title Description
2013 AIB Special Presentation TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2013 Rosa Parks 100th Birthday Commemoration TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2013 The Power of One TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2011 Black History Month Living History Presentation TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2007 King TV Show Series, Appearing

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