An Outrage
The History and Legacy of Lynching in the South

An Outrage - The History and Legacy of Lynching in the South
Show More

Comments (1)

Anonymous picture
Lance Warren

By facing the awfulness done by Americans who came before us, identifying the behaviors and biases within us all that perpetuate the pain of those acts, and discussing how to remember and rise above that past, we can do better. We can be better.

Related videos

Freedom Flyers of Tuskegee - The Tuskegee Airmen
Before there was a Civil Rights Movement in the Unites States of America, there were the actions of the Tuskegee Airmen. Many African American men and women were aviators in the early 1930's, but established military policy forbade them from flying. However, as World War II loomed, there was heavy…
The Uncomfortable Truth - The History of Racism in America
When the son of a Civil Rights Hero dives into the 400 year history of racism in America, he is confronted with the shocking reality that his family was involved from the very beginning. A comprehensive and insightful exploration of the origins and history of racism in America -- from…
A. Philip Randolph: For Jobs and Freedom - The Father of the Modern Civil Rights Movement
Ask most people who led the 1963 March on Washington and they'll probably tell you Martin Luther King, Jr. But the real force behind the event was the man many call the pre-eminent black labor leader of the century and the father of the modern civil rights movement: A. Philip…
Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders - Women of the Civil Rights Movement
In 1965, when three women walked into the US House of Representatives in Washington D.C., they had come a very long way. Neither lawyers nor politicians, they were ordinary women from Mississippi, and descendants of African slaves. They had come to their country's capital seeking civil rights, the first black…
Promises Betrayed (1865 - 1896)
How did Jim Crow begin? As Reconstruction ended, African Americans' efforts to assert their constitutional rights began to be repressed at every turn, betraying the promises of Emancipation. Southern whites were embolden by the North's withdrawal of support for Black access to land, civil and economic rights, and due process…
Teach Us All - Segregation and Education in the United States
Sixty years after the Little Rock Nine faced mobs of racially charged hatred and became cornerstones of the Civil Rights movement, TEACH US ALL examines how the present day United States education system fails to live up to that promise of desegregation as it slides back into a re-segregation of…
Sittwe - Youth Dialogue on the Buddhist/Muslim Conflict
Banned in Burma (Myanmar), SITTWE is a story about two teenagers from opposing sides of deadly religious and ethnic conflict. The film gives voice to the youth in a deeply divided society, to create space for dialogue about reconciliation. Phyu Phyu Than is a Rohingya Muslim girl and Aung San…
Boston - The History of the Boston Marathon
From its humble origins 120 years ago to present day, BOSTON immerses the viewer into the wondrous kaleidoscope of the oldest annually contested marathon in the world. Evolving from a workingman's challenge to welcoming foreign athletes and eventually women, the iconic race paved the way for the modern marathon and…
Whose History? - The Reckoning over Confederate Monuments and the Racial Terror of Lynching
Jussie Smollett travels to Memphis, Tennessee to witness the growing movement to bring down Confederate monuments and commemorate the deaths of thousands of African-Americans lynched during decades of racial terror. On his journey, Jussie meets the brother of a lynching victim and becomes part of his seven-decade-long quest for justice…
Julian Bond - Reflections from the Frontlines of the Civil Rights Movement
Julian Bond: Reflections from the Frontlines of the Civil Rights Movement is a portrait of social activist and former Georgia legislator in which Julian Bond approaches the Civil Rights Movement from a personal perspective. "Bond's father was the first African-American president of Pennsylvania's Lincoln University, and the family hosted black…
W.E.B. Du Bois - A Biography in Four Voices
The long and remarkable life of Dr. William Edward Burghardt (W.E.B) Du Bois (1868-1963) offers unique insights into an eventful century in African American history. Born three years after the end of the Civil War, Du Bois witnessed the imposition of Jim Crow, its defeat by the Civil Rights Movement…
Wagonmasters - A Celebration of the American Station Wagon
The car that was once the quintessential image of the American Dream is all but dead - at least for most people. There are some, however, who still cling to the station wagon and what it represents in American culture. WAGONMASTERS offers glimpses into the lives of such wagon enthusiasts,…