Duration total: 52 mins.
Black History Mini Doc - Althea Gibson was the first African American athlete to cross the color line in international tennis. 90 sec.
A gifted twelve-year-old jazz drummer, Kojo Odu Roney, reflects on the current state of jazz music, learning from his mentor and father, jazz saxophonist Antoine. 14 mins.
Stories on the Bus
This energetic ride through a bustling city highlights the wonderful perspective only grandparent and grandchild can share. 11 mins.
One Shoe Blues
The great BB King stars in this wry and elegant music video, along with some enthusiastic intrusions by uninvited sock puppets. 5 mins.
Narrated by award-winning actress and vocalist Queen Latifah, this film teaches us that we are all born with a gift, something that’s ours alone. 20 mins.
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