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TV's most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.

Host Adam Conover employs a combination of comedy, history and science to dispel widespread misconceptions about everything we take for granted.

Stars: Adam Conover Emily Axford Rhea Butcher

Follow comedian and political gadfly W. Kamau Bell as he explores the far corners of our country and its various groups and subcultures.

Stars: W. Kamau Bell

An inside look at the changing role of athletes in our fraught cultural and political environment, through the lens of the NBA.

Stars: Jemele Hill

Explore Ali’s challenges, confrontations, comebacks and triumphs through recordings of his own voice. The two-part documentary paints an intimate portrait of a man who was a beacon of hope for oppressed people around the world and, in his later years, was recognized as a global citizen and a symbol of humanity and understanding.

Stars: Dick Cavett Ernie Terrell George Foreman Howard Cosell Jackie Robinson Muhammad Ali

An exposé of comic proportions that only Chris Rock could pull off, GOOD HAIR visits beauty salons and hairstyling battles, scientific laboratories and Indian temples to explore the way hairstyles impact the activities, pocketbooks, sexual relationships, and self-esteem of the black community.

Run time: 95m Release: 2009-10-09

Stars: Chris Rock Derek J Freddie J Ice-T Jason Griggers Kevin Kirk Maya Angelou Nia Long Tanya Crumel Vanessa Bell Calloway

The evolution of the depiction of Native Americans in film, from the silent era until today, featuring clips from hundreds of movies and candid interviews with famous directors, writers and actors, Native and non-Native: how their image on the screen transforms the way to understand their history and culture.

Run time: 86m Tagline: On the trail of the Hollywood Indian Release: 2010-02-19

Stars: Adam Beach Charlie Hill Chris Eyre Clint Eastwood Graham Greene Jim Jarmusch John Trudell Norman Cohn Robbie Robertson Robert Tree Cody

This documentary film tells the dramatic story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple living in Virginia in the 1950s, and their landmark Supreme Court Case, Loving v. Virginia, that changed history.

Run time: 77m Release: 2011-04-15
With the far-right on the rise around the world, comedian Jamali Maddix goes on a tour to confront groups spreading hate across the world.

Stars: Jamali Maddix

From the award-winning Director Nick Broomfield, The Leader, His Driver, and the Driver's Wife portrays the sinister and comic sides of Eugene Terre'Blanche, leader of the neo-Nazi AWB Afrikaner Party in South Africa.

Run time: 85m Tagline: A Black Comedy About the White Right Release: 1991-09-13
Run time: 77m Release: 1992-05-21
A documentary that chronicles the life of South African leader Nelson Mandela. Mandela is probably best known for his 27 years of imprisonment, and for bringing an end to apartheid. But this film also sheds light on the little-known early period of Mandela's life.
Run time: 118m Tagline: Son of Africa, Father of a Nation Release: 1996-10-11

Stars: Eugene Terre'Blanche F.W. de Klerk Nelson Mandela Winnie Mandela

It's 1974. Muhammad Ali is 32 and thought by many to be past his prime. George Foreman is ten years younger and the heavyweight champion of the world. Promoter Don King wants to make a name for himself and offers both fighters five million dollars apiece to fight one another, and when they accept, King has only to come up with the money. He finds a willing backer in Mobutu Sese Suko, the dictator of Zaire, and the "Rumble in the Jungle" is set, including a musical festival featuring some of America's top black performers, like James Brown and B.B. King.
Run time: 89m Tagline: The untold story of the Rumble in the Jungle. Release: 1996-10-25

Stars: B.B. King Don King George Foreman George Plimpton James Brown Mobutu Sese Seko Muhammad Ali Norman Mailer Spike Lee Thomas Hauser

On September 15, 1963, a bomb destroyed a black church in Birmingham, Alabama, killing four young girls who were there for Sunday school. It was a crime that shocked the nation--and a defining moment in the history of the civil-rights movement. Spike Lee re-examines the full story of the bombing, including a revealing interview with former Alabama Governor George Wallace.
Run time: 102m Tagline: On that Birmingham Sunday the blood ran like wine Release: 1997-07-09

Stars: Arthur Hanes Jr. Carole C. Smitherman Chris McNair Dianne Braddock Harold McNair Helen Pegues Howell Raines Maxine McNair Queen Nunn Wamo Reed Robertson

From its inception in 1866 to it's diminished but still vocal brotherhood in the modern era, this release takes a close look at the ways in which the Klan has evolved through such events as the Civil Rights Movement and affirmative action. In addition to informative interviews with such subjects as Hooded Americanism author David Chambers and The Fiery Cross author Craig Wade, this film also seeks to get the story from the inside by offering revealing interviews with Grand Dragon Edward Foster and Imperial Wizard Jeff Bary.

Run time: 100m Release: 1998-01-09