Black Documentaries

The Corner, (1963)

New 16mm restoration (thanks to a grant from the National Preservation Foundation)! A documentary presentation from the point of view...

Lord Thing (1970, DeWitt Beall)

LORD THING (1970, DeWitt Beall, 16mm., Color, Sound, 52 min.; found in Chicago Film Archives’ DeWitt Beall Collection http://www.chicagofilmarchives.org/collections/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/11422)...

The Legend Pam Grier Talks Family History, Her Career,...

Pamela Grier is an American actress. Grier became known in the early 1970s for starring in a string of women in prison and blaxploitation...

Talking Black In America

TALKING BLACK in AMERICA follows the unique circumstances of the descendants of American slaves and their incredible impact on American...

What CAUSED African Americans to Leave the South? (The...

An explanation about why Africans Americans migrated from the South to Northern cities during the early part of the 20th century and...

1960: Harvest of Shame

Watch the entire original broadcast of one of the most celebrated documentaries of all time, 1960's Harvest of Shame in which Edward...

The Savings and Loan Banking Crisis: George Bush, the CIA,...

The savings and loan crisis of the 1980s and 1990s (commonly dubbed the S&L crisis) was the failure of about 747 out of the...

Ida B. Wells: A Chicago Stories Special Documentary

There are few Chicago historical figures whose life and work speak to the current moment more than Ida B. Wells, the 19th century...

African Millionaires in America

The American dream is the main reason why, for centuries the United States of America has been the number one destination for generations...

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