Black Studies in Video Trial
Description: Black Studies in Video brings together seminal documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage to provide a comprehensive picture of African-American activism and philosophy from the Civil Rights era and beyond.
The collection will grow to 500 hours of film exploring African-American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues.
The collection offers unprecedented access to rare and previously unpublished videos, such as:
-The landmark African-American television program “Say Brother”
-Unreleased archival content from the Black Panther Party
-Video interviews with writers, artists, and poets from the Hatch-Billops Collection at Emory
-The SNCC Legacy Video Collection
-Select footage from the NAACP archives
Alexander Street’s cutting-edge interface brings unique functionality to this content. ASP’s indexing lets users search and browse by people, themes, and topics, optimizing visibility for all material. Users can also search video transcripts to locate specific concepts, historical events, and artistic movements and watch relevant videos within seconds.
Content: Streaming video files with full text. Publisher: California Newsreel & Alexander Street Press.
Trial ends September 18, 2015