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An Ordinary Hero: The True Story of Joan Trumpauer Mulholland
The amazing true story of one white Southern woman's courage to choose her convictions and join the Civil Rights Movement. By the time she was 19, Joan Trumpauer was shot at, attacked, and put on death row but that's just the beginning of her remarkable journey to help change the world. Heralded as an unsung hero but disowned by her family, Joan takes us on an incredible journey of her life in the Civil Rights Movement and the power of the human spirit to persevere against the world. Shot over the course of a year in six states, 'An Ordinary Hero' is the only complete story of Joan Trumpauer and includes interviews with scholars, authors, journalists and those who fought alongside this courageous woman.
Written and Directed by Loki Mulholland
Starring Luvaughn Brown, Dion Diamond, Eric Etheridge
13TH - Full Feature
Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay's examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country's history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America. This piercing, Oscar-nominated film won Best Documentary at the Emmys, the BAFTAs and the NAACP Image Awards.
US Rating: TV-MA For mature audiences. May not be suitable for ages 17 and under.
Selma – The Bridge to the Ballot
On March 7, 1965, 600 civil rights activists left Selma, Alabama, on foot, marching for dignity and equality. Eighteen days, 54 miles, one police attack, 1,900 National Guard troops, 2,000 U.S. Army soldiers and countless stories later, they arrived in Montgomery—and changed history. This film tells the story of a courageous group of students and teachers who, along with other activists, fought a nonviolent battle to win voting rights for African Americans in the South. Standing in their way: a century of Jim Crow, a resistant and segregationist state, and a federal government slow to fully embrace equality. By organizing and marching bravely in the face of intimidation, violence, arrest and even murder, these change-makers achieved one of the most significant victories of the civil rights era. The Selma-to-Montgomery legacy includes the sacrifices of young people whose history is seldom told.
The Clinton 12
Documentary film about the 1956 integration of Clinton High School in Clinton, Tennessee.
Written and Directed by Keith McDaniel
Narrated by James Earl Jones
Produced by Green McAdoo Cultural Organization
© 2006 Green McAdoo Cultural Organization
Where are we and Where do we go from here?
Morristown Task Force on Diversity MLK Day 2021 Panel Discussion

Moderated by Roxanne Bowen, WSCC Coordinator of Multicultural Engagement/Counselor/Special Assistant to the President for Diversity. Panel Guests are all natives of Morristown, TN
William Isom, Director of Community Outreach for East Tennessee PBS and Director of Black in Appalachia
Dr. Christy Miller Cowan, Professor of Psychology for Western Governors University and part time instructor of Psychology at Walters State Community College, Chair of the Hamblen County Democratic Party
Brandon Moore, Educator in the Hamblen County Public School System, Assistant Minister of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Chair of Men of Vision
Keisha Monroe, Vice President Hamblen County Chapter of NAACP, Social Marketer
Rev. John Jones, Senior Pastor of Toney’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, President of Men of Vision
A Global History of the 19th Amendment
Investigate the ways American women’s final push for suffrage was shaped by world historical events with this lecture by Dr. Mona Siegel. Drawing from her new book, Peace on Our Terms: The Global Battle for Women’s Rights After the First World War, Siegel highlights how women's activism in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East aided the 19th Amendment’s ratification and explores why African-American, labor, and pacifist suffragists from the United States advocated for women’s rights abroad in 1919, even as the fight for suffrage was reaching a perilous climax at home.
A recorded session from the National WWI Museum and Memorial in August, 2020.
Documentary on the life of Saint Patrick. Captured in Britain by Irish raiders and taken as a slave to Ireland, he escaped, returned home and became a Bishop. By the seventh century he was credited as the patron saint of Ireland.
Narrated by Liam Neeson
Knock Down The House
Four female candidates – each driven by personal experience and hardship – enter the 2018 race for Congress, challenging powerful incumbents for a spot at the table and a voice in government. This emotional documentary follows their campaigns.
Top 100 Cities To Visit in Europe
It isn’t safe to travel for Spring Break this year. Take a whirlwind trip with Ryan Shirley. The cities of Europe remain unmatched to the rest of the world! From the canals of Venice, to the Ancient ruins of Athens, it’s impossible to beat the history and architecture of Europe’s cities. There are several ads to skip through while on this adventure through Europe.
Our Planet – Coastal Seas
Maybe you would like to be at the beach for Spring Break! Experience our planet’s natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope. In this episode: From fearsome sharks to lowly urchins, 90 percent of marine creatures live in coastal waters. Protecting these habitats is a battle humanity must win.
The 500-year history of the pocket – CBS Sunday Morning
Pockets hold a fascinating history, and if you dig down deeply enough, you may discover how, over the course of centuries, the humble pocket has carried the secrets and desires of men (and, eventually, women). Correspondent Faith Salie looks at how this fashionable clothing component continues to evolve.
The White Helmets
As daily airstrikes pound civilian targets in Syria, a group of indomitable first responders risk their lives to rescue victims from the rubble. From the makers of “Virunga” this powerful glimpse into war-torn Syria won an Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject.
Stephen Axford: How Fungi Changed my View of the World
Stephen Axford has a unique expertise in macro images and time-lapse photography of fungi. The beauty and scientific accuracy of Stephen’s fungi photography have captivated national and international media, fungi experts and the general public.
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In rural India, where the stigma of menstruation persists, women make low-cost sanitary pads on a new machine and stride toward financial independence. This film from director Rayka Zehtabchi and producer Melissa Berton won an Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject.
Netflix Full Feature Documentary. This film is not in English. Click on the Closed Caption (CC) tab to see the subtitles.
Our Planet – One Planet
Experience our planet's natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope. In this episode: Witness the planet's breathtaking diversity -- from seabirds carpet-bombing the ocean to wildebeests eluding the wild dogs of the Serengeti.
Netflix Full Feature Documentary
Curious About Cuba: The Great Museums of Havana
“Curious About Cuba” shows a side of this island nation that we seldom hear about: her art, history, and culture. Produced for Public Television by Great Museums TV.
Skip through the ads.
Black Wall Street (1992) A Black Holocaust in America
Companion to the book by Jay-Jay Wilson and Ron Wallace. Using rare photographs and interviews with survivors, eyewitnesses and historian Ed Wheeler, this documentary relates the events leading up to the 1921 Tulsa Race Riots and examines the reasons for the official suppression of the story.
2021 is the 100-year anniversary of this event in history.
Black Wall Street - Full Documentary
The Tulsa race riot was a large-scale, racially motivated pogrom on May 31 and June 1, 1921, in which a group of whites attacked the black community of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Greenwood District, the wealthiest black community in the United States (now commonly referred to as "the Black Wall Street"), was burned to the ground. Over the course of 16 hours, more than 800 people were admitted to local white hospitals with injuries, the two black hospitals were burned down, and police arrested and detained more than 6,000 black Greenwood residents at three local facilities. An estimated 10,000 blacks were left homeless, and 35 city blocks composed of 1,256 residences were destroyed by fire, resulting in over $26 million in damages. The official count of the dead by the Oklahoma Bureau of Vital Statistics was 36, but other estimates of black fatalities vary from 55 to about 300. The events of the massacre were long omitted from local and state histories. With the number of survivors declining, in 1996, the state legislature commissioned a report to establish the historical record of the events, and acknowledge the victims and damages to the black community. Released in 2001, the report included the commission's recommendations for some compensatory actions, most of which were not implemented by the state and city governments. The state passed legislation to establish some scholarships for descendants of survivors, economic development of Greenwood, and a memorial park to the victims in Tulsa. The latter was dedicated in 2010.
2021 is the 100-year anniversary of this event in history.
The Louvre, Paris France
Virtual Tour

See the collections database consisting of entries for more than 480,000 works in the Musée du Louvre and Musée National Eugène-Delacroix.
Take a virtual tour to the museum rooms and galleries, admire the palace architecture and enjoy the views
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
The High Museum of Art is the Southeast’s leading art museum and home to a renowned collection of historical and contemporary art. Explore the current exhibitions
The Museum of American War Letters
Showcasing extraordinary correspondences from the American Revolution to the present day. The virtual tour focuses on the Vietnam War era.