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Awakenings (1954-1956)

Individual acts of courage inspire Black Southerners to fight for their rights: Mose Wright testifies against the white men who murdered young Emmett Till, and Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama.
S1 E1 Length 56:15 Premiere: 4.4.21

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Eyes on the Prize

About Eyes on the Prize

EYES ON THE PRIZE tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations continue to be felt today. Narrated by political leader and civil rights activist Julian Bond (1940-2015).

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S1 E6 Length 56:15 Premiere Date 4.18.21

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S1 E5 Length 56:15 Premiere Date 4.18.21

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S1 E4 Length 56:15 Premiere Date 4.11.21

Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960-1961)

S1 E3 Length 56:14 Premiere Date 4.11.21

Fighting Back (1957–1962)

S1 E2 Length 56:14 Premiere Date 4.4.21

Awakenings (1954-1956)

S1 E1 Length 56:15 Premiere Date 4.4.21

Awakenings (1954-1956) | Promo

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 4.4.21

Awakenings (1954-1956) | Unita Blackwell

Clip Length 00:14 Premiere Date 4.4.21

Awakenings (1954-1956) | Montgomery Bus Boycott

Clip Length 00:55 Premiere Date 4.4.21

Eyes on the Prize | Promo

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 4.4.21

Eyes on the Prize | Trailer

Preview Length 01:10 Premiere Date 4.4.21

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