Ku Klux Klan: An American StoryOctober 6, 2020
Since its birth in 1865, in the wake of the American Civil War, the history of the Ku Klux Klan has been inseparable from that of the United States. The debates over slavery, the populism in the roaring twenties, the struggle for civil rights in the sixties, the rise of the far-right in the early 21st century; the Klan seems to have always embodied the dark side of the nation, with its gray areas and blind spots.
Travels in Trumpland with Ed BallsJuly 29, 2018
Ed Balls travels to America's Deep South to immerse himself in the lives of those who put Trump in power, and learn how this reality TV businessman won them over.
Stephen: The Murder that Changed a NationApril 17, 2018
Three-part documentary series examining the murder of Stephen Lawrence.
Nick and Margaret: Too Many Immigrants?July 15, 2014
Nick Hewer and Margaret Mountford explore the impact of immigration in the UK by bringing both sides of the debate together, pairing five Brits who are opposed to immigration with five immigrants.
American KokoJune 16, 2017
Akosua Millard, codenamed "Koko", investigates and solves sticky racial situations in a post post-racial America as a member of the E.A.R. Agency (Everybody's A little bit Racist). As she and her team of specialists tackle cases, she herself is trying to reconcile the trauma of her past that has led to outbursts of her Angry Black Woman syndrome. It gets in the way of her work...and more importantly, her dating life as her latest boyfriend may be the downfall to her and the agency!
Conspiracy of SilenceDecember 1, 1991
The tragic and troubling true story which made headlines across the nation. Helen Betty Osborne, a young Aboriginal student who was brutally beaten and slain in a The Pas, Manitoba town in 1971. Her murder remained unsolved for nearly 16 years, despite the fact that within days of the tragedy, rumours began circulating of the identity of the men involved.
American RaceMay 11, 2017
Charles Barkley hones in on topics such as police and race relations, Muslims in America, immigration issues and Hollywood stereotyping. The results are shockingly provocative and strikingly emotional, with Barkley finding his own preconceived notions being examined and challenged.
Hearts and MindsFebruary 16, 1995
A young teacher begins work at a tough Liverpool comprehensive, where he has to deal with racism, homophobia and his students' poor backgrounds.
WhiteMarch 7, 2008
White was a series of documentaries shown in March 2008 on BBC 2 dealing with issues of race and the changing nature of the white working class in Britain. The series alleged that some white working class Britons felt marginalised and poses the controversial question, "Is white working class Britain becoming invisible?"
Roll OutOctober 5, 1973
Roll Out is an American sitcom that aired Friday evenings on CBS during the 1973-1974 television season. Starring nightclub comedian Stu Gilliam and Hilly Hicks, and featuring Ed Begley, Jr. and Garrett Morris, the series was set in France during World War II and was loosely based on the 1952 film Red Ball Express.
Actor Jimmy Lydon, familiar as a juvenile lead in the 1940s, was cast as an Army captain. His character's name was Henry Aldrich: the same name he used in Paramount's comedy features of the forties.
Africans in America: America's Journey Through SlaveryOctober 19, 1998
Everything you thought you knew about slavery is about to be challenged. Africans in America: America’s Journey Through Slavery is the groundbreaking series that makes history by sharing it from a new perspective. Nearly ten years in the making, this landmark six-hour set exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography and riveting first-person accounts.
Black MagicMarch 16, 2008
A two-part mini-series which examines Civil Rights-era America through the prism of basketball at historically black colleges and universities.
Alternatino with Arturo CastroJune 18, 2019
In this sketch series, Arturo Castro attempts to navigate life as a Latin millennial in the U.S. Satirizing everything from modern dating to American culture to politics, Alternatino brings a fresh point of view to the Latinx experience.
Inside Alan Moore's HeadJuly 31, 2017
Between dystopian visions and far-sighted social analysis, comic writer Alan Moore explains how his works are a swan song to our era. A journey through occultism, mysticism and anarchy.
America Beyond the Color LineFebruary 3, 2004
Henry Louis Gates Jr., Harvard's chair of Afro-American Studies, travels the length and breadth of the United States to take the temperature of black America at the start of the new century. He explores this rich and diverse landscape, social as well as geographic, and meets the people who are defining black America, from the most famous and influential to those at the grassroots.
Mama Flora's FamilyNovember 8, 1988
A black matriarch in the early 20th century is determined to free her children from the bonds of prejudice.
TeenagersJanuary 19, 2014
A web series that depicts the intersecting lives of several off-beat 21st century teenagers.
SunshineOctober 18, 2017
This drama mini-series follows a group of friends from the South Sudanese community living in Sunshine, a suburb in the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia. The young men get entangled in a crime as they are hoping to make it as professional basketball players.