Drawing on newly discovered archival audio and groundbreaking research on the civil rights era, State of Siege brings to light the extraordinary tactics whites in Mississippi used to battle integration.
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Friday, February 24, 2017
Titled after the classic 1969 James Brown anthem, “Say it Loud, I'm Black and I'm Proud,” this anthology illuminates the ideas and debates pulsing through the black freedom struggle from the 1960s to the present.
Friday, September 2, 2016
A get-tough attitude prevailed among educators in the 1980s and 1990s, but research shows that zero-tolerance policies don't make schools safer and lead to disproportionate discipline for students of color.
Friday, August 26, 2016
A system meant to give college students a better shot at succeeding is actually getting in the way of many, costing them time and money and taking a particular toll on students of color.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The nation is changing the way it thinks about teen sex trafficking. States have decriminalized it for teens and offered help, and some are attacking the demand for commercial sex. Airs May 17 at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on the news station.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Scientists say that most people will first experience climate change in terms of water — either too much or too little water. Airs Monday May 16 at 9 a.m. and 7 a.m.
Friday, January 8, 2016
Research shows good teaching makes a big difference in how much kids learn. But the United States lacks an effective system for training new teachers or helping them get better once they’re on the job. Runs Jan. 8 at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Monday, September 7, 2015
An up-close look at the crucial and unique role played by Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the days after desegregation.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Greater Expectations: The Challenge of the Common Core. A look at a new set of education standards adopted by most states. 9 a.m. & 8 p.m. on the New Station, in place of Insight.
Monday, September 1, 2014
In this episode, we look at some big ideas coming out of brain science. Meet researchers who are unlocking some secrets of the brain and how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the News Station, in place of Insight.