A short biography of W.E.B Du Bois, one of the most influential African-American intellectuals and a leading figure of the early Civil Rights Movement. He was a leading figure of the Niagara movement and a co-founder of the NAACP.
A short biography of Marcus Garvey, Jamaican born activist famous in the early Civil Rights Movement for his effects to uplift black communities throughout the Americas. His calls for a return of people of African descent to Africa and ideas on separatism had profound influence on radical black movements.
Adam Conover and Nikole Hannah-Jones of the NY Times give a lesson to a suburban family about the reality of segregation practices that continue into contemporary times. They tackle issues such as redlining and deliberate and overt discriminatory practices, as shown in the early years of Levittown.