Posts Tagged ‘African Americans’

Joe Louis: America’s Hero…Betrayed

Friday, February 24th, 2012

HBO is currently running an excellent documentary of legendary boxer Joe Louis.

Joe Louis America’s Hero…Betrayed Trailer

Found at YouTube from TheBrovvnBomber.

Joe Louis: The Anti-Jack Johnson

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. discusses his father’s image as the anti-Jack Johnson. Found at YouTube from HBO.

Joe Louis’ Celebrity Status

Joe Louis Barrow, Jr. discusses his father as a celebrity. Found at YouTube from HBO.

Frederick Douglass Slave Village Discovered

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Archaeologists have uncovered more buildings that made up a slave village where Frederick Douglass once lived. Jorge Ribas visits the dig. Found at Discovery.

Seven Videos For MLK Jr. Day

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Seven videos for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:

  1. Civil Rights-Era Video Montage
  2. 1960s-Era Civil Rights
  3. Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have A Dream Speech
  4. John F. Kennedy’s Televised Address On Civil Rights
  5. Bridge To Freedom
  6. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last Speech – I’ve Been To The Mountaintop
  7. Robert F. Kennedy Announces The Death Of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Crips & Bloods

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

With a first-person look at the notorious Crips and Bloods, this film examines the conditions that have lead to decades of devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles. Narrated by Forest Whitaker. Found at Hulu.