Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

Black Celebrities in the 1980s

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 59s

In the mid-1980s, the success of black celebrities and public figures encouraged America to think differently about race. Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise airs Nov. 15 & 22 on PBS.

Aired: 11/15/16

Rating: NR

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