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Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth Premieres Nationally | Tonight at 9 p.m.

Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth premieres nationally Friday, February 7 at 9 p.m. [EST] on PBS (check local listings and encore showings)  —   Writer and activist Alice Walker (b. Feb. 9, 1944) made history as the first African-American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her seminal novel The Color Purple (1982), for … Continue reading

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE, a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. Directed and produced by Burns, David McMahon and Sarah Burns, the film chronicles the … Continue reading

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