Filmmakers Li-Shin Yu and Ric Burns Talk About [The Chinese Exclusion Act] A Forgotten Part Of Our History

By William Engel Tomorrow, PBS will be airing “The Chinese Exclusion Act”, a documentary about one of the most heinous yet oft-forgotten eras in American history. From the late 19th century up until World War II, it was legally impossible for Chinese-Americans to obtain citizenship, making them an arbitrary exception to the regulations mandated by…

The Dream Is Fading

By Monteque Pope-Le Beau   This video shows we are a long way from the dream, Dr. Martin Luther King jr. spoke  of on 28 August 1963.  In the video a man can be seen who boarded a bus in Brooklyn New York, approaching a woman of color  telling her to get  to the back…