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by Reuben Atlas and Sam Pollard
The story of how ACORN, a national community-organizing group devoted to empowering lower income communities, was investigated by undercover journalists, cutting to the heart of the great political divide.
by Robert A. Clift
As hip-hop music and culture continue to redefine American life, its influence exposes the high stakes of the struggle to cross or maintain the cultural divide.
by Linda Goode Bryant and Laura Poitras
What happens when gay white people move into a black working-class neighborhood? This up-close look at gentrification leads viewers on a journey into a divided community.
by Jeremy Levine, Landon Van Soest, and Nick Weissman
School of Last Resort follows three teenagers in St. Louis — one of the most dangerous cities in America — as they move from juvenile court to an experimental educational program that offers them one last chance to get their lives on track.
by Steve James
A group of men and women in Chicago — most of them former gang leaders and ex-cons —try to "interrupt" shootings and protect their communities from the violence they once employed.
Frontline, Women and Girls Lead, Diverse Muslim Voices
by Drea Cooper and Zackary Canepari
Flint, Michigan’s Claressa "T-Rex" Shields won a Gold Medal in 2012, the first time women were allowed to box in the Olympics. T-Rex is a coming-of-age tale of a girl who learns that in Flint, a gold medal doesn't always make life easier.
by Brad Lichtenstein
Part personal journey and part legal drama, When Claude Got Shot follows three strangers–brought together by gun violence–to humanize, explore, and disrupt the narrative about so-called “black on black” crime in America.