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Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

by Pratibha Parmar

Writer and human-rights activist Alice Walker’s story is an inspiring personal journey of a life lived with passionate commitment to truth and justice – ideals that sprang from a background of poverty and violent racism.

Women and Girls Lead, American Masters

A Dream in Doubt

by Tami Yeager

In the wake of 9/11 and the hate crimes that followed, a Sikh American struggles to believe in the American dream amidst a climate of xenophobia and fear.

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Home Truth

by April Hayes and Katia Maguire

In the wake of the tragic murders of her three daughters, Jessica Gonzales Lenahan, a Latina and Native American woman from Colorado, takes a historic lawsuit about police non-enforcement of restraining orders to the Supreme Court and beyond.

The State of Arizona

by Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini

The State of Arizona captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona’s headline-grabbing struggle with illegal immigration.

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