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Rosa Parks

On 1 December 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, a black woman named Rosa Parks insisted on sitting in the front of a bus. She had just...

Black Panthers

The Black Panthers wanted to be the vanguard of a revolution that would create economic, social and political equality across gender and colour lines. Since...

Malcolm X

1 9 2 5 - 1 9 6 5 Malcolm X (born Malcolm Little) was a leader of the Black Muslim movement whose separatist views...

Black Power

1966 was, in all respects, a crucial turning point for the black movement in America. In that year the Black Panther party was founded in Oakland, California,...

Martin Luther King Speech (28 August 1963)

"There will be neither rest nor tranquility in America until the coloured citizen is granted his citizenship rights. The whirlwinds of revolt will continue...

Civil Rights Movement

In December 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, a black woman named Rosa Parks insisted on sitting in the front of a bus. The segregation laws in America's deep...

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Blue Light

1 9 6 6 (USA) 17 x 30 minute episodes Set in World War II, crooner Robert Goulet played US secret agent David March in this ABC...

Boxing Helena (1993)

The first feature film directed by 25-year-old Jennifer Chambers (daughter of David Lynch) is a tale of obsessive passion that's as risibly far-fetched as...

Golden Dawn, The

The Golden Dawn formed in Austin, Texas in late 1966. George Kinney and Roky Erickson of the 13th Floor Elevators grew up together and played in...

Skyport

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 0 (UK) As real airlines introduced regular jet services ITV launched Skyport, a drama series about the activities at...

Testament of Youth

1 9 7 9 (UK) 5 x 50 minute episodes Cheryl Campbell starred in this enriching and award-winning adaptation of the autobiography of Vera Brittain (mother of...

Yes

Art-rock group Yes formed in 1968 with Jon Anderson on vocals, Peter Banks on guitar, Tony Kaye on organ, Chris Squire on bass and...

Doctors of Madness

London band Doctors of Madness were discovered and championed by Justin de Villeneuve, the man who discovered, managed and escorted Twiggy. Between 1975 and 1977,...

Miracle Mile (1988)

Jazz trombonist Harry Washello (Anthony Edwards) answers a random wrong number call to a phone booth outside a diner in Los Angeles in the early...