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Aerial America: Alabama (Full Episode)

Aerial America: Alabama (Full Episode)

SWEET HOME ALABAMA, A LAND OF QUIET LAKES AND FIELDS OF COTTON. IT’S EASY TO BE FOOLED BY THIS SOUTHERN STATE’S TIMELESS RHYTHMS. BUT WITHOUT ALABAMA, THE HISTORY OF AMERICA COULD HAVE TAKEN A VERY DIFFERENT TURN. IT WAS HERE ON AN ALABAMA BUS THAT A YOUNG SEAMSTRESS TOOK A BRAVE STAND AND HELPED PAVE THE WAY TO GREAT CIVIL RIGHTS VICTORIES. AND IT WAS HERE WHEN NASA SCIENTISTS INVENTED THE ROCKET THAT FIRST PROPELLED HUMANS TO THE MOON. IT’S…

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Dealing with Antisemitism in Latin America

Dealing with Antisemitism in Latin America

– Yes, I have. – I have. – Yes, I have, several times. – I have experienced anti-Semitism, and I have witnessed it multiple times. (gentle music) – Someone says my name, and they say, “You don’t look Jewish,” or, “You don’t have “the Jewish nose.” – It ranged from just off-putting questions to outright demeaning commentaries and insults. – They expressed themselves anti-Semitically with jokes. – Just people ask me, “Do you speak Jewish?” – It felt very awful,…

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Parchman Prison | Freedom Riders

Parchman Prison | Freedom Riders

Freedom Rider: We must now fill the jail and be willing to remain for at least a minimum of 60 days or more. Derek Catsam: It became a continuation of the Freedom Ride, Parchman becomes every much the location in the Freedom Rides as the bus depots themselves. Bernard Lafayette, Jr.: We made up a song sayin’ that buses are coming. And we sang it to the jailers to tell them, and warn them to get ready, to be prepared…

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Bloomberg Says We Can Trample Civil Liberties Of Americans If We’re Scared

Bloomberg Says We Can Trample Civil Liberties Of Americans If We’re Scared

I have a quick question for all of those paid Mike Bloomberg supporters out there. Are you cool with domestic spying? Because your boss is. Earlier this week, Mike Bloomberg gave an interview to NPR where he actually defended the domestic surveillance of American Muslims following 9/11. Bloomberg said that this was okay because this was a time of fear in America. We were scared. So that makes it okay to violate the civil liberties of American citizens if they…

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A Multi-Cultural and Inter-Faith Group Tackle Racial Empathy and Recounting “Bloody Monday”

A Multi-Cultural and Inter-Faith Group Tackle Racial Empathy and Recounting “Bloody Monday”

(protesters chanting and clapping)>>We’re called to weep with those who weep and rejoice with those who rejoice, and I need to know when my friends would weep. (protesters chanting and clapping) (dramatic orchestral music)>>CURE stands for Clergy United for Racial Empathy. It was a group that was formed in response to the controversy around Governor Northam and the blackface incident. As a result of that, there was just this need among clergy to say we’ve never really interrogated Virginia’s history…

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We Are America © 2019 Joseph Kyle Walker | BMI

We Are America © 2019 Joseph Kyle Walker | BMI

It doesn’t suit a man to say He’s a racist, No, bigotry, is just not fashionable at all, But if you can get them to think that you and yours are ‘chosen people’, You might just get away With digging divides And building walls, let me tell ya’ We are America, We started out somewhere near Africa long before north parts of Mexico became Arizona, Utah, California, Oh, we are America, we traveled from Europe, across Asia We’re Turkish and…

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Deep Soul: Twentieth-Century African American Freedom Struggles and the Making of the Modern World

Deep Soul: Twentieth-Century African American Freedom Struggles and the Making of the Modern World

(logo clicking) (upbeat music) – Good afternoon everybody, thank you for being here. I am Emmanuel Saez, professor of Economics and chair of the Small Moses lectureship committee. So this year I am delighted, along with the grad division to introduce our speaker, Waldo E Martin Jr. Who is a professor of history here at Berkeley and who will be this year’s speaker in the Bernard Moses Memorial Lecture Series. So this lecture series in the social sciences was established…

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Christine Sun Kim Performs ‘America, The Beautiful’ / Super Bowl LIV

Christine Sun Kim Performs ‘America, The Beautiful’ / Super Bowl LIV

O beautiful for spacious skies For amber waves of grain For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! America! America! God shed his grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea Oh beautiful for spacious skies For amber waves of grain For purple mountain majesty Above the fruited plain America, America God shed his grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea

KCC Performs Freedom Song at MLK Jr. Convocation

KCC Performs Freedom Song at MLK Jr. Convocation

♪ I woke up this mornin’ with my mind My mind was Stayed on freedom Well, I Woke up this mornin’ with my mind My mind was Stayed on freedom Oh well, I Woke up this mornin’ with my mind My mind was Stayed on freedom Hallelu Hallelu Hallelujah ♪ ♪ A- walkin’ an d talkin’ with my mind My mind was Stayed on freedom Yes, a- walkin’ and talkin’ with my mind My mind was Stayed on freedom Well,…

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