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by David Felix Sutcliffe and Su Kim
A 16-year-old Muslim girl growing up in Harlem is picked up by the FBI on suspicion of being a “potential suicide bomber.”
by Loren Mendell
The unlikely story of America's original shock-jock — Petey Greene — who battled the system and his own demons during a time of civil unrest in the nation's capital.
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
by Johnny Symons
As wars rage in the Middle East, the U.S. military is eager for more recruits — unless they happen to be openly gay.
by Marco Williams
From the 1860s to the 1920s, towns across the U.S. violently expelled African American residents. Today, these communities remain virtually all white. As black descendants return to demand justice, Banished exposes the hidden history of racial cleansing in America.
by Jihan El-Tahri
Can the deal between South Africa’s old apartheid regime and its new government withstand the test of time?
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens
by Andrzej Fidyk and Torstein Grude
In Belarus, Europe's last dictatorship, performance artist Alexander Pushkin uses his "patriotic" art to protest his government's policies and persecution.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, POV
by Katie Galloway and Kelly Duane de la Vega
Two childhood friends from Midland, Texas fall under the sway of a charismatic revolutionary who leads them down a path that changes their lives forever.
by Micha X. Peled
Bitter Seeds is an examination of the debate surrounding biotechnology and the future of farming.
by Goran Hugo Olsson
A fascinating look at America's Black Power movement as seen through the eyes of Swedish filmmakers who shot hours of footage in the late 1960s and 1970s with many of the movement's leaders.
Women and Girls Lead, Independent Lens