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The Powerbroker: Whitney Young and the Fight for Civil Rights

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Watch Monday, February 15, 2016 at midnight | This film follows the journey of Whitney M. Young, Jr. from segregated Kentucky to head of the National Urban League.

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Independent Lens | Wilhemina's War

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Watch Monday, February 29, 2016 at midnight on WMHT TV | Wilhemina’s War is the story of Wilhemina Dixon, an uneducated daughter of sharecroppers who becomes a force in her family’s fight for survival from HIV and AIDS.

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Independent Lens | A Ballerina's Tale

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Watch at midnight on Monday, February 8 and Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 4pm on WMHT TV | Follow Misty Copeland's journey from the triumph to injury.

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Independent Lens | East of Salinas

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Watch Monday, December 28 at 12am on WMHT TV | Meet José, a bright third grader, and his dedicated teacher, both sons of migrant farm workers.

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Independent Lens | Muscle Shoals

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Watch Monday, December 14, 2015 at midnight on WMHT TV. | Celebrate the Alabama studio that united black and white to create music for the generations.

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Independent Lens | India's Daughter

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Watch Monday, November 16, 2015 at 10pm on WMHT TV | Learn how the harrowing rape and murder of a young Indian woman sparked an international movement.

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Independent Lens | Stray Dog

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Screening October 1 - November 8, 2015 | There’s much more to Ronnie “Stray Dog” Hall than meets the eye.

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Independent Lens | Mimi and Dona

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Screening November 1- 22, 2015 | This alternately heartbreaking and heartwarming film by Mimi’s granddaughter tells the story of a quirky and deeply connected mother-daughter duo, and their effect on three generations of a Texas family.

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Independent Lens | Autism in Love

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Screening November 1 - December 31, 2015 | Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up their personal lives as they navigate dating and romantic relationships.

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Independent Lens | In Football We Trust

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Screening January 1 - 31, 2016 | The odds may be stacked against them, but these four Polynesian high school football players will never stop fighting for a better future.

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Learn the story of how Theodore Roosevelt became our nation’s 26th president.

New York NOW: Education & History

A look back at Hillary Clinton's U.S. Senate run

http://video.wmht.org/video/2365653334/This coming Monday's Iowa Caucus marks the official start of the presidential sweepstakes. Hillary Clinton is once again the...

POV Documentary Blog

Michael Moore's Quest to Better America

Michael Moore's latest documentary asks: Can America look outside itself for better solutions?