448

hours of footage

behind the scenes

The long struggle against racism in Alabama.

The Bending the Arc Project features the stories of both African Americans and a small group of little-known white allies who fought for racial justice during the Civil Rights Movement.

seven-part documentary mini-series

The films explore race as seen through the eyes of children, the brutal effects of segregation, resistance to racial injustice, allies of the 1960s Movement, voting rights, today’s continuing challenges, and pathways to empathy and hope.

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Growing Up SepArated

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Realities of racism

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Resistance

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The Allies

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the Vote

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continuing challenges

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Pathways forward

First-hand accounts of the culture of segregation in Birmingham in the 1950s and 1960s.

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voices in the films

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learn & listen

21

hours of footage

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learn & listen

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voices who shared their stories

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learn & listen