In 2023, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE will continue to tackle important themes, adding the critical context necessary for a deeper understanding of ourselves and others. Here’s a sample of what is ahead in 2023 from PBS’s preeminent history series.
Segregation and Racial Inequalities:
Boston School Battle (wt) — Examines the 1974 effort to end segregation, and the long struggle for education equality.
The War on Disco (wt) — Explores the gay, urban, subcultural movement that gave rise to disco music and the backlash that tried to destroy it.
Zora Neale Hurston (wt) — Explores the world-renowned writer, anthropologist, and filmmaker who challenged hierarchical assumptions about race, gender, and cultural superiority.
And on a lighter note…
Monopoly (wt) — Presents the true story behind America’s favorite game, and our country’s complicated relationship with capitalism.
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