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The Freedom Rides: 50 Years Later

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Fifty years ago, over four hundred black and white students and young activists participated in non-violent bus trips through southern Jim Crow states.  These historic trips, known as the Freedom Rides, were conducted to shed light on the continuous hatred and violation of the Supreme Court’s desegregation ruling.  This month, PBS will air the documentary […]

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Official “Move Your Body” Workout Video

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Beyoncé joins team of young dancers to create fitness video for Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move’ campaign, which aims to curb childhood obesity.

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Trailer: “Soul Food Junkies”

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by Byron Hurt (film info) Filmmaker Byron Hurt explores the health advantages and disadvantages of Soul Food, a quintessential American cuisine. Soul food will also be used as the lens to investigate the dark side of the food industry and the growing food justice movement that has been born in its wake.

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New Arizona Immigration Law, Racial Profiling?

CNN | April 26, 2010 Arizona police chiefs call fears of racial profiling under a new immigration law unfounded. CNN’s Casey Wian reports.

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Body of Missing Student Found

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Today Show | April 25, 2011 Maryland Police continue to search for clues about the disappearance and murder of high school student, Phylicia Barnes.  Her body was found in the icy waters of the Susquehanna River last week.

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Is the SAT Biased?

CNN | April 19, 2011

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At the River I Stand

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California Newsreel (via Shadow and Act) | Available March 3rd-11th April 4 marks the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, murdered in 1968 while fighting for the rights of striking Memphis sanitation workers. This event is brilliantly chronicled in the acclaimed documentary, At the River I Stand. This year’s anniversary will be marked […]

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Unlikely Collaboration: Yo-Yo Ma and Lil Buck

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Spike Jonze | April 11, 2011 World famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma and local street dancer, Lil Buck performed their rendition of “The Dying Swan” for an audience of grade school students at Los Angeles’s Inner City Arts.  The two teamed up  to call attention to the need for more government-sponsored arts programs.

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Beyoncé Joins Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” Campaign

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Politico | April 11, 2011 An apple and a dance routine a day will keep the doctor away according to Grammy Award-winning singer Beyonce Knowles. Knowles is lending her fame to Michelle Obama’s fight against childhood obesity and has partnered with the first lady’s Let’s Move! initiative and the National Association of Broadcasters for a […]

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To Be Heard (Trailer)

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View film site | April 11, 2011 Headed to Full Frame this weekend, To Be Heard is a spoken word documentary that follows the lives of three Bronx teens.

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