815Nc+2PU9L._RI_SX200_American Cultural History, Racism: It’s Time to Join Hands!

United States War Department, Andover Productions, New York. Board of Education, and A2ZCDS.com, 2005.

Styberg Library Call Number: Media HT 1523 .R26 2005

“Witness the self-sacrificing efforts of stalwarts like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in their struggle for gaining equal rights for all American citizens. Learn how the Nazi ideology destroyed Germany and many lives during World War II, and witness how the efforts of a few concerned citizens brought about a remarkable reform among school children in New York.” ~Amazon.com

Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North Traces of the Trade

Browne, Katrina. Ebb Pod Productions, LLC, 2008.

Styberg Library Call Number: Media HT 985 .T73 2008

“Filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. She and nine cousins retrace the Triangle Trade and gain powerful new perspectives on the black/white divide” ~Tracesofthetrade.org


1968 with Tom Brokaw: The Year that Changed Everything 1968

Tom Brokaw & Elizabeth Fischer. Peacock Productions. History Channel, Arts and Entertainment Network, 2008.

Styberg Library Call Number: Media E847.2 .N56 2008

“1968 was a year of extraordinary tragedy, triumph, and transformation. The assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy failed to halt the juggernaut of the Civil Rights Movement…. From music to politics to issues of feminism, race, and war, 1968 left almost no facet of American life unchanged.” ~Amazon.com


Underground Railroad

Hosted by Alfre Woodard. Stephen Kroopnick, Stu Schreiberg, and Susan H Michaels. Triage, Inc. & The History Channel, 2002. Underground Railroad

Styberg Library Call Number: Media E450 .U53 2002

“Alfre Woodard hosts this inspiring journey to freedom, with historical documents and interviews with descendants telling the tale of the history, heroes and villains of the Abolitionist movement.” ~Amazon.com



Slavery and the Making of America: Volumes 1-4 Slavery and the Making of America

Narrated by Morgan Freeman. Dante J. James. Ambrose Video Publishing. New York: WNET, 2004.

Styberg Library Call Number: Media E441 .S642 2004

“[It] examines the history of slavery in the United States and the integral role it played in shaping the new country’s development. Underscoring how slavery impacted the growth of this country’s Southern and Northern states; the series examines issues still relevant today.” ~Amazon.com

The Rosa Parks Story The Rosa Parks Story

Directed by Julie Dash. Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd. CBS Television Network. Xenon Pictures, 2002.

Styberg Library Call Number: Media E 185.97 .P3 R68 2002

“Many people believe Rosa Parks’ simple refusal to move to the back of a Montgomery, Alabama bus was her contribution to the Civil Rights Movement, but this engrossing look at her life tells the whole story.” ~Amazon.com


Martin Luther King: “I Have a Dream” MLK I have a dream

The Black History Collection. MPI Home Video, 2005.

Styberg Library Call Number: Media E 185.97 .K53 M325 2005

“This program frames his inspirational [speech,] which appears in its entirety, with background on the movement demonstrated through rare footage of early incidents, excerpts from King’s final speech and Robert Kennedy’s   words of consolation following the great leader’s untimely death.” ~Amazon.com

Voices of Civil Rights Voices of the CR

History Channel. Arts and Entertainment Network. New Video Group. 2006.

Styberg Library Call Number: Media E185.61 .V64 2006

“From the fearless resolve of a single man to the remarkable voices of thousands marching, Voices of Civil Rights provides a stunning overview of one of America’s greatest defining moments.” ~Amazon.com


The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross The African Americans

Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, Thirteen Productions LLC, with Ark Media, 2014.

Styberg Library Call Number: Media E185 .A39 2014

“Explore with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the evolution of the African-American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed forging their own history, culture and society against unimaginable odds.” ~Amazon.com

Nelson Mandela: Man of Forgiveness Nelson Mandela

Great Souls Series. Directed by Tom Ivy. Worcester, PA: Gateway Films, 2003.

Styberg Library Call Number: Media DT1949.M35 N34

“This program, filmed on location across South Africa, follows Nelson Mandela from his idyllic childhood to young freedom fighter against the injustice of Apartheid in South Africa, 27 years in prison, and his remarkable ascendancy to become South Africa s first multi-racial president.” ~Amazon.com

Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement Let Freedom Sing

Directed by Christina Voros. Time Life, TV One, Brainstorm Media and Rhythm Mass, 2009.

Styberg Library Call Number: Media M1977.C47 L38 2009

“Let Freedom Sing powerfully retells one of the greatest stories in American history, the Civil Rights Movement, in a compelling new way… through the singers and songwriters who fought for change through their music.” ~Amazon.com