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  1. Watch American Graduate's Too Important to Fail, Streaming now on PBS.org

    September 16, 2011

    The program, which aired on Tavis Smiley Reports, examines one of the most disturbing aspects of the education crisis facing America today — the increased dropout rate among Black teenage males. The broadcast is currently streaming on PBS.org a part of American Graduate, a public media initiative supported by CPB to help local communities across America

  2. Live Chat: "Black Folk Don't...What?", Aug. 30 at 4:30pm EST

    August 29, 2011

    Are there some things you've heard "black folk don't..." do? Join the live chat with filmmaker Angela Tucker and comedian Baratunde Thurston on Tuesday, Aug. 30th at  4:30pm EST, brought to you by our friends at the National Black Programming Consortium.  BlackPublicMedia.org is hosting a live web chat for the Black Folk Don't... web series which

  3. Watch NBPC's New Web-Only Series Mondo Black Online Now

    July 6, 2011

    Mondo Black, a series from our partners at the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), is streaming now on blackpublicmedia.org.Mondo Black is a series of interviews and travelogues providing glimpses into the unique and inspiring realms that black American life occupies in the new millennium. The series visits some of today’s most creative

  4. Digital Diaspora Family Reunion

    March 15, 2011

    A multimedia-driven social engagement project by Thomas Allen Harris  Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris explains his latest creative project, Digital Diaspora, which is designed to maintain family history one photograph at a time. For 15 years, I have been making documentary films that mined my family and extended African Diasporic family archives to

  5. Whatever It Takes Premiering Tonight on Independent Lens on PBS

    March 30, 2010

    "The Week's Guide to What's Worth Watching: In Whatever It Takes, Edward Tom gave up an executive post at Saks Fifth Avenue for a far-lower-paying job as principal of a small public high school in the South Bronx. Cameras follow him through his first year as he struggles to deal with its challenges, epitomized by a failing 14-year-old girl whose mother is a