U.S. Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments Wednesday for the second time in three years on a case challenging the University of Texas' admissions program. A white woman sued the school saying she wasn't admitted based on her race.
President Barack Obama says the United States military and allied forces are hitting the Islamic State group harder than ever. Obama says the group's leaders cannot hide, and the group is losing territory.
Far too many Americans have been impacted by gun violence. The stories of survivors and families of those taken by gun violence often go untold. Acclaimed director Spike Lee sat down with several NBA All Stars and dozens of members of the Everytown Survivor Network to hear how this issue has affected them - and what they're doing to affect change. (Everytown for Gun Safety)
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Friends and family members of a Minnesota man who was fatally shot by a police officer in a traffic stop in July say they are pleased that the officer has been charged with manslaughter.
I Am Not Your Negro Official Teaser Trailer (2016) - James Baldwin Documentary
Movieclips Film Festivals & Indie Films wrote: Directed By: Raoul Peck I Am Not Your Negro Official Teaser Trailer (2016) - James Baldwin Documentary Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.
Gwen Ifill in Conversation with Michele Norris: Politics and Race
92nd Street Y wrote: Gwen Ifill talks with All Things Considered's Michele Norris about her book, The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama. Subscribe for more videos like this: http://bit.ly/1GpwawV Your support helps us keep our content free for all.
Donald Trump calls for ‘total shutdown’ of Muslims entering US
GOP front-runner Donald Trump is standing his ground after proposing a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” in the wake of recent terror attacks. His comments drew a standing ovation at a Trump rally, but immediate condemnation from critics, many of them Republicans. NBC national correspondent Peter Alexander reports for TODAY.
In Focus: Steven Caple Jr., Director of 'The Land'
The Root's original series, 'In Focus' puts the spotlight on black filmmakers. This first episode features Steven Caple Jr, the writer and director of 'The Land'. He shares how he got interested in film, his breakthrough and creating his first feature.
Barry Jenkins is the writer and director of Moonlight, it follows the three life stages of Chiron, a young African-American boy trying to figure out his identity in Liberty City, a rough Miami neighborhood. It was based on the play by In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney.
Moonlight is nominated for 8 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Ricky Gets Shot - Boyz n the Hood (6/8) Movie CLIP (1991) HD
Tre (Cuba Gooding Jr.) watches in horror as Ricky (Morris Chestnut) is gunned down in an alleyway. FILM DESCRIPTION: Director John Singleton's debut chronicles the trials and tribulations of three young African-American males growing up in South Central Los Angeles.