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The Two Nations of Black America

(DVD - 2008)
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The Two Nations of Black America
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There is a growing economic divide in black America. Today, America's black middle class is the largest in its history, yet roughly one-third of black America continues to live in poverty. This film measures the economic and social success of the civil rights movement and the gap between middle class and poor African-Americans through interviews with noted Afro-Americans and historical film footage.
Title: The two nations of black America
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video [distributor], [2008].
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (56 min.) :,sd., col. and b&w ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Originally presented as an episode of the television series Frontline in 1998.
CPL DVD# 5695064.
Summary: There is a growing economic divide in black America. Today, America's black middle class is the largest in its history, yet roughly one-third of black America continues to live in poverty. This film measures the economic and social success of the civil rights movement and the gap between middle class and poor African-Americans through interviews with noted Afro-Americans and historical film footage.
ISBN: 0793694205
Statement of Responsibility: produced by June Cross ; correspondent: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; written by June Cross and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; WGBH Educational Foundation
Performers: Commentary: Cornel West, Julian Bond, Maulana Karenga, Eldridge Cleaver, Kathleen Cleaver, Angela Davis, William Julius Wilson, Jesse Jackson, Quincy Jones, David Sykes, Christopher Edley, Orlando Patterson.
System Details: DVD.
Other Language: Closed-captioned.
Subject Headings: Civil rights movements United States Influence. March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963. Poverty United States. Urban poor United States. Ethnicity Social aspects United States. Million Man March (1995 : Washington, D.C.) Black Panther Party History. African Americans Race identity. Social classes United States. African Americans Social conditions. African Americans Economic conditions.
Genre/Form: Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired-2008.
DVD-Video discs-2008.
Topical Term: Civil rights movements
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963.
Poverty
Urban poor
Ethnicity
African Americans
Social classes
African Americans
African Americans
Publisher No: FRL-6609
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