Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

  • 2016
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Henry Louis Gates Jr. examines African-American history since 1965, detailing the progress that has been made in civil rights while also highlighting the obstacles that still remain.

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Touch the Sky Season 1, Episode 4 Nov 22, 2016 $1.99

The final hour brings the story up to the present day. Gates celebrates how far African Americans have come toward equality and raises hard questions about the obstacles that remain.

Keep Your Head Up Season 1, Episode 3 Nov 22, 2016 $2.99

The third hour reveals profound fissures within the country-and within black America-that deepened through the 1980s and '90s, just as African Americans were becoming more visible than ever.

Move On Up Season 1, Episode 2 Nov 15, 2016 $2.99

The second hour dramatizes the diverging paths for African Americans and outbursts of white backlash that emerged in the 1970s and early '80s. Gates explores how African Americans found new sources of hope from the creation of hip-hop.

Out of the Shadows Season 1, Episode 1 Nov 15, 2016 $2.99

The series begins at a turning point in American history: the Selma marches and Watts riots that marked a new phase in the black struggle. Gates explores the rising call for Black Power, redefining American culture, politics, and society.

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Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Season 1
In his new four-hour series, BLACK AMERICA SINCE MLK: AND STILL I RISE, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last f (more…)
Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise Season 1
In his new four-hour series, BLACK AMERICA SINCE MLK: AND STILL I RISE, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last f (more…)

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  • Premiered: November 15, 2016
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Henry Louis Gates Jr. examines African-American history since 1965, detailing the progress that has been made in civil rights while also highlighting the obstacles that still remain. (more)

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