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The two nations of black America [videorecording] / WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced by June Cross ; correspondent: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; written by June Cross and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Contributor(s): Cross, June | Gates, Henry Louis | West, Cornel | Bond, Julian, 1940- | Karenga, Maulana | Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 | Cleaver, Kathleen | Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- | Wilson, William J, 1935- | Jackson, Jesse, 1941- | Jones, Quincy, 1933- | Sykes, David | Edley, Christopher F, 1953- | Patterson, Orlando, 1940- | Brooks, Avery | WGBH Educational Foundation | PBS Home Video.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2008]Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0793694205; 9780793694204.Uniform titles: Frontline (Television program) Subject(s): Black Panther Party -- History | Million Man March (1995 : Washington, D.C.) | African Americans -- Economic conditions | African Americans -- Social conditions | Social classes -- United States | African Americans -- Race identity | Ethnicity -- Social aspects -- United States | Urban poor -- United States | Poverty -- United States | March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963 | Civil rights movements -- United States -- Influence | African Americans -- Economic conditions | African Americans -- Social conditions | Social classes -- United StatesGenre/Form: Documentary television programs. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Documentary -- Television.DDC classification: 305.896/073 Commentary: Cornel West, Julian Bond, Maulana Karenga, Eldridge Cleaver, Kathleen Cleaver, Angela Davis, William Julius Wilson, Jesse Jackson, Quincy Jones, David Sykes, Christopher Edley, Orlando Patterson ; voice of W.E.B. Doubois: Avery Brooks.Summary: There is a growing economic divide in black America. Today, America's black middle class is the largest in its history, yet roughly one-third of black America continues to live in poverty. This film measures the economic and social success of the civil rights movement and the gap between middle class and poor African-Americans through interviews with noted Afro-Americans and historical film footage.
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Originally presented as an episode of the television series Frontline in 1998.

Commentary: Cornel West, Julian Bond, Maulana Karenga, Eldridge Cleaver, Kathleen Cleaver, Angela Davis, William Julius Wilson, Jesse Jackson, Quincy Jones, David Sykes, Christopher Edley, Orlando Patterson ; voice of W.E.B. Doubois: Avery Brooks.

There is a growing economic divide in black America. Today, America's black middle class is the largest in its history, yet roughly one-third of black America continues to live in poverty. This film measures the economic and social success of the civil rights movement and the gap between middle class and poor African-Americans through interviews with noted Afro-Americans and historical film footage.

DVD, full screen; NTSC.

Closed-captioned.

A contribution of the Livoti Family Children’s Media Collection.

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