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Bank of America Partners with Ken Burns to Present PBS Documentary ‘Jackie Robinson’

New PBS documentary details the baseball player’s courage and determination as a champion for African American athletes and a pioneer for civil rights

Tonight, “Jackie Robinson,” the two-part documentary by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon, in…

By Kali Wilder

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Trump’s Campaign of Anger and Fear takes Center Stage in Discussion on Race

The notion of post-racial politics celebrated at the dawn of the Obama era has long been discarded

Harvard historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns declared that America…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Judge Rules Against NYC for “Central Park Five” Footage

Filmmaker Ken Burns doesn't have to turn over footage from his documentary

What did you think of this case?

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HBO Hires Tom Hanks to Produce Mini-Series on Black Boxer Jack Johnson

Jack Johnson was the world heavyweight champion in 1908

Tom Hanks signs on to tell story of first black world heavyweight champion

By Makkada B. Selah

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New Film Revisits Central Park Jogger Case

DNA evidence later exonerated five black and Latino teenagers who spent years behind bars

A new film by Sarah Burns and Ken Burns takes a look at one of…

By Makkada B. Selah

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