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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3009080448/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Expelled from high school, Daje Shelton is only 17 years old when she is sentenced by a judge -- not to prison, but to the Innovative Concept Academy. It offers Daje one last chance to earn a high school diploma. FOR AHKEEM is an unvarnished exploration of a complex web of juvenile justice,... /episodes/get/59673 /episode/59673 S6 Ep2: For Ahkeem /episode-player/59673

In one of the most volatile places in the country, Daje Shelton is only 17 years old when she faces a judge. Having been suspended from her local high school for a number of petty offenses, Daje's opportunities are narrowing quickly. As a last resort to keep her out of prison the judge enrolls her the Innovative Concept Academy - a school for troubled youth. While at the academy, Daje struggles with her classes, attends funerals of friends killed around her, falls in love with a boy named Antonio and manages a complicated relationship with her mother.

Air date:
Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:00
https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008785012/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Follow a year in the life of coach, counselor and founder Marlon Wharton, and his class of young Black males as he strives to rewrite future prospects for his students. Witness a brotherhood of young men as they support each other and chase their ultimate dreams: to maintain their position as... /episodes/get/59537 /episode/59537 S6 Ep1: Gentlemen of Vision /episode-player/59537

Gentlemen of Vision (GOV) follows a year in the life of coach, counselor and founder, Marlon Wharton, and his 2015-2016 class of young Black students as he strives to rewrite their future prospects. While striving for excellence in school and in step, the team is persistently challenged by the violence and poverty of the streets that surround them. Mar'Kel 'CA$H-U' White struggles between attending practice and the pull of the local street gangs. When he becomes entangled with the law, a GOV coach, who is also a police officer, intervenes on his behalf.

Air date:
Tue, 02/06/2018 - 12:00
//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/LQJLE6upiKZT5uUxUhgZWA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false AGENTS OF CHANGE examines the racial conditions on college campuses across the U.S. in the late 1960s, focusing on student demands at two seminal protests: San Francisco State in 1968 and Cornell University in 1969. Many of the same demands are surfacing in campus protests today, revealing the... /episodes/get/59822 /episode/59822 Agents of Change /episode-player/59822

Agents of Change looks at a pivotal moment when our nation was caught at the intersection of the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Anti-Vietnam War Movements. The film examines the racial conditions on college campuses across the U.S., focusing on two seminal protests: San Francisco State in 1968 and Cornell University in 1969. At San Francisco State, students and their supporters which included faculty and the increasingly influential Black Panther Party, launched the longest student strike in U.S. history.

Air date:
Mon, 02/05/2018 - 01:40
//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/4HXvy6PgoONughZ2qhKkXQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The culmination of an intensive two-year collaboration between veteran choreographer Tamar Rogoff and Gregg Mozgala, an actor with cerebral palsy. Their creative exploration, at the intersection of science and art, led them to discover that his diagnosis and physical limitations were not... /episodes/get/51745 /episode/51745 Enter the Faun /episode-player/51745

Challenging the boundaries of medicine & art, and limitations associated with disability.

Air date:
Wed, 12/13/2017 - 05:00
//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/ZzJR5VQIOZpLWd14FFgO3g==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false For filmmaker Matthew Hashiguchi, growing up half Japanese/half Italian in a white Irish-Catholic neighborhood in Cleveland, OH, was a difficult experience. In GOOD LUCK SOUP, Hashiguchi sets out on a journey to discover how the rest of his multi-racial family made sense of their lives and their... /episodes/get/52794 /episode/52794 Good Luck Soup /episode-player/52794

A filmmaker sets out to discover how his family made sense of their lives and heritage.

Air date:
Wed, 12/06/2017 - 05:00
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On a Knife Edge is the coming-of-age story of George Dull Knife, a Lakota teenager growing up on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation. The film traces George's path to activism, inspired by his family's long history of fighting for justice for Native Americans. His focus: shutting down the liquor stores in Whiteclay, a tiny town nearby that exists only to sell beer to the reservation's vulnerable population. With 5 million cans sold a year, the devastating results include public drunkenness and violence.

Air date:
Tue, 11/07/2017 - 12:00
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