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Accept the Call

25 years after Yusuf Abdurahman left Somalia as a refugee to begin his life anew in Minnesota — which has the largest population of Somalis in America — his worst fear is realized when his 19-year-old-son Zacharia is arrested in an FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Accept the Call captures the story of a father and son attempting to mend their relationship after breaking each other’s hearts.
S21 E7 Length 1:22:45 Premiere: 1.20.20

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Accept the Call - S21 E6

A father seeks to understand why his son is accused of terrorism after an FBI sting operation puts him and six others in prison. This film follows the lives of Somali Americans in Minnesota as they struggle against Islamophobia in contemporary America.

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The First Rainbow Coalition - S21 E7

See how community-based movements came together across lines of race and ethnicity to confront issues such as police brutality and substandard housing in 1960s Chicago.

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Leftover Women - S21 E8

Despite thriving careers, educated and successful women face the stigma of being unmarried in China.

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Cooked: Survival by Zip Code - S21 E9

Revisit the shocking and often-forgotten impacts of a deadly heatwave that overtook Chicago in 1995, killing 739 residents, most of them poor, elderly and African American.

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We Believe in Dinosaurs - S21 E10

Learn about the building of a $120 million Noah's Ark exhibit, backed by the Creation Museum in Williamstown, Kentucky.

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Always in Season - S21 E11

A grieving mother embarks on a quest for racial justice after her teenage son's suspicious death.

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Season 21

Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

S21 E9 Length 56:05 Premiere Date 2.3.20

Accept the Call

S21 E7 Length 1:22:45 Premiere Date 1.20.20

The First Rainbow Coalition

S21 E6 Length 56:05 Premiere Date 1.27.20

Decade of Fire

S21 E2 Length 56:00 Premiere Date 11.4.19

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