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Butterfly Effect Series
The Butterfly Effect tells the big history through the small events that have changed the face of the world.
Crash Course Series - World History
Black History Month
Montgomery Bus Boycott
They said Rosa Parks was tired, but the only 'tired' she was was tired of giving in. Mrs. Parks' courageous act of civil disobedience inspired the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott. The campaign lifted Martin Luther King, Jr. to national attention and ignited the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.
The Negro Leagues
Jackie Robinson is remembered as the man who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. He was the first African-American to play in the Big Leagues, but black baseball players were swinging at Jim Crow decades before Jackie dressed in Dodger Blue. Legendary players like Josh Gibson, "Cool Papa" Bell, Satchel Paige, and countless others laid the groundwork for integration while playing baseball in the historic Negro Leagues.
History Kids: From Selma to Montgomery—Marching with Martin Luther King Jr.
By watching this program, students will discover what led to the civil rights protests in Selma, Alabama, in 1965. What were the events of Bloody Sunday? What did Martin Luther King Jr. do in its aftermath? How did the official march from Selma to Montgomery on March 21, 1965, unfold? What were the effects of this march? The answers to all of this are covered in depth with detailed graphics, diagrams, and historic video. On-screen multiple-choice reviews at the end of each segment reinforce important concepts.
Famous African Americans: Famous Americans
Over the past two hundred years, names such as Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X, permeate our national consciousness. They along with other African-Americans, fought for American independence, the abolition of slavery, civil and equal rights.
When Marian Anderson Sang
Marian Anderson was born to singnot to crusade. But in 1939, the great contralto was at the center of a swirling racial controversy that gripped Washington D.C. and grabbed international headlines. A generation before Dr. King and Ms. Parks, Miss Anderson's Easter Day recital created a framework for civil rights activism and became an iconic moment in the fight for equality.
Stand Up For Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement in America
his video explores the Civil Rights Movement in America and highlights the events and people who impacted it. Learn about Rosa Parks, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the March for Freedom, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the laws enacted for equality.
Martin's Big Words
Using quotes from some of his beloved speeches, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. comes to life in stunning collage art and vibrant watercolor paintings in this profound and important biography about beliefs and dreams and following one's heart. Martin Luther King, Jr. in his own words, will inspire and affect you, too. Narrated by Michael Clarke Duncan.
Just The Facts Series
The Just the Facts Learning Series brings you the finest in educational programming and features a fast-paced format that makes learning fun.
Roots the MiniSeries(A&E Network)
Eight-hour event series, "Roots" is a historical portrait of one family's journey through American slavery and their will to survive and preserve their legacy in the face of unimaginable hardship. (Viewer Discretion is Advised)