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February 2003

Black History Month—Videos and DVDs

A longer list of African American Lives on Video is also available.

Documentaries

Aida’s Brothers and Sisters: Black Voices in Opera

Musical Heritage

Aida’s Brothers and Sisters: Black Voices in Opera
VHS 11758

American Patchwork: Land Where Blues Began
VHS 8831

The Clark Sisters
VHS 11768

Jazz (Ken Burns)
VHS 11963 (10v.)

Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory
VHS 11735

Nat King Cole: Loved in Return
VHS 10007

On the Road Again: Down Home Blues, Jazz, Gospel, and More
VHS 10609

Quincy Jones: In the Pocket
VHS 13449

Rap: Looking for the Perfect Beat
VHS 10478

Celebrating the Arts

Against the Odds: The Artists of Harlem

Against the Odds: The Artists of Harlem
VHS 5229

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
VHS 4424

Furious Flower: Conversations with African-American Poets
VHS 10511

Howardena Pindell: Atomizing Art
VHS 13533

John T. Biggers: Stories of Illumination
VHS 7455

That’s Black Entertainment
VHS 10030

Toni Morrison Uncensored
VHS 10805

Biographies

Can’t You Hear the Wind Howl: Robert Johnson

The Autobiography of Malcolm X
VHS 11886

Can’t You Hear the Wind Howl: Robert Johnson
VHS 10003

Ella Fitzgerald: Something to Live For
VHS 10166

In Remembrance of Martin
VHS 12763

Latin and African Americans: Friends or Foes?
VHS 11171

The Life and Legend of Sojourner Truth
VHS 12635

Richard Pryor: Comic on the Edge
VHS 7400

Sarah Vaughan, the Divine One
VHS 9060

African-American History

African-Americans: Marching to Freedom
VHS 12034 v.12

The Amistad Revolt
VHS 7733

Don’t Leave out the Cowboys
VHS 3152

The History of Slavery in the United States
VHS 5131

The Journey of the African-American Athlete
VHS 8888

Roots of Resistance: A Story of the Underground Railroad
VHS 2640

Tuskegee Airmen
VHS 4796

Race Relations & Civil Rights

America in Black and White: Racial Profiling
VHS 10191

America in Black and White: Protect and Serve
VHS 12820

Civil Rights: The Long Road to Equality
VHS 10060

The Color Line On Campus
VHS 11603

Conversation on Race
VHS 11803

Focus Reparations
VHS 12700

How Biased Are You?
VHS 12714

Interracial Marriage
VHS 13057

Visions of Vine Street
VHS 12728

Where Do We Go from Here?
VHS 12829

Feature Films

Ali

Ali
VHS & DVD

Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned
VHS & DVD

Boesman & Lena
VHS & DVD

Boycott
VHS & DVD

The Cotton Club
VHS & DVD

Disappearing Acts
VHS & DVD

Do the Right Thing
VHS & DVD

Get on the Bus
VHS & DVD

Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
VHS & DVD

A Lesson Before Dying
VHS & DVD

Men of Honor
VHS & DVD

Poetic Justice
VHS & DVD

The Tic Code
VHS & DVD