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Fri., February 12, 2016
10:00 pm
(90 minutes)

The Trials of Muhammad Ali  Watch a preview

Recalling a formative period in Muhammad Ali's life, the mid-1960s, when he embraced the Nation of Islam, changed his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali and refused induction into the Army (and possibly being sent to Vietnam). The latter led to the toughest bout of his life: fighting to overturn a prison sentence he received for draft evasion. Included: remarks from his brother Rahman; ex-wife Khalilah Camacho-Ali; journalist Robert Lipsyte; and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

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Fri., February 12, 2016
10:00 pm
(90 minutes)

The Trials of Muhammad Ali  Watch a preview

Recalling a formative period in Muhammad Ali's life, the mid-1960s, when he embraced the Nation of Islam, changed his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali and refused induction into the Army (and possibly being sent to Vietnam). The latter led to the toughest bout of his life: fighting to overturn a prison sentence he received for draft evasion. Included: remarks from his brother Rahman; ex-wife Khalilah Camacho-Ali; journalist Robert Lipsyte; and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

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Sat., February 13, 2016
3:30 am
(90 minutes)

The Trials of Muhammad Ali  Watch a preview

Recalling a formative period in Muhammad Ali's life, the mid-1960s, when he embraced the Nation of Islam, changed his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali and refused induction into the Army (and possibly being sent to Vietnam). The latter led to the toughest bout of his life: fighting to overturn a prison sentence he received for draft evasion. Included: remarks from his brother Rahman; ex-wife Khalilah Camacho-Ali; journalist Robert Lipsyte; and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

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Sat., February 13, 2016
3:30 am
(90 minutes)

The Trials of Muhammad Ali  Watch a preview

Recalling a formative period in Muhammad Ali's life, the mid-1960s, when he embraced the Nation of Islam, changed his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali and refused induction into the Army (and possibly being sent to Vietnam). The latter led to the toughest bout of his life: fighting to overturn a prison sentence he received for draft evasion. Included: remarks from his brother Rahman; ex-wife Khalilah Camacho-Ali; journalist Robert Lipsyte; and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

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Mon., February 15, 2016
11:00 pm
(60 minutes)

The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights  

Remembering Whitney Young, who led the National Urban League from 1961 until his death in 1971 at age 49. During those years, he played a pivotal role in expanding access to jobs, education and housing for blacks, primarily by forging personal relationships with business and political leaders. That approach led to criticism from some activists, who accused him of being a sellout. But as President Nixon observed at Young's funeral, "He knew how to accomplish what other people were merely for."

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Mon., February 15, 2016
11:00 pm
(60 minutes)

The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights  

Remembering Whitney Young, who led the National Urban League from 1961 until his death in 1971 at age 49. During those years, he played a pivotal role in expanding access to jobs, education and housing for blacks, primarily by forging personal relationships with business and political leaders. That approach led to criticism from some activists, who accused him of being a sellout. But as President Nixon observed at Young's funeral, "He knew how to accomplish what other people were merely for."

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Tue., February 16, 2016
9:00 pm
(120 minutes)

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The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Tue., February 16, 2016
9:00 pm
(120 minutes)

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The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Wed., February 17, 2016
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights  

Remembering Whitney Young, who led the National Urban League from 1961 until his death in 1971 at age 49. During those years, he played a pivotal role in expanding access to jobs, education and housing for blacks, primarily by forging personal relationships with business and political leaders. That approach led to criticism from some activists, who accused him of being a sellout. But as President Nixon observed at Young's funeral, "He knew how to accomplish what other people were merely for."

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Wed., February 17, 2016
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights  

Remembering Whitney Young, who led the National Urban League from 1961 until his death in 1971 at age 49. During those years, he played a pivotal role in expanding access to jobs, education and housing for blacks, primarily by forging personal relationships with business and political leaders. That approach led to criticism from some activists, who accused him of being a sellout. But as President Nixon observed at Young's funeral, "He knew how to accomplish what other people were merely for."

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Wed., February 17, 2016
5:00 am
(60 minutes)

The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights  

Remembering Whitney Young, who led the National Urban League from 1961 until his death in 1971 at age 49. During those years, he played a pivotal role in expanding access to jobs, education and housing for blacks, primarily by forging personal relationships with business and political leaders. That approach led to criticism from some activists, who accused him of being a sellout. But as President Nixon observed at Young's funeral, "He knew how to accomplish what other people were merely for."

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Wed., February 17, 2016
7:00 am
(120 minutes)

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The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Wed., February 17, 2016
10:00 am
(120 minutes)

Independent Lens  

The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Wed., February 17, 2016
3:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Independent Lens  

The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Wed., February 17, 2016
3:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Independent Lens  

The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Thu., February 18, 2016
1:30 am
(120 minutes)

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The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Thu., February 18, 2016
1:30 am
(120 minutes)

Independent Lens  

The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Thu., February 18, 2016
4:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Independent Lens  

The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Thu., February 18, 2016
4:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Independent Lens  

The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Fri., February 19, 2016
10:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Independent Lens  

The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Fri., February 19, 2016
10:00 pm
(120 minutes)

Independent Lens  

The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Sat., February 20, 2016
11:00 am
(120 minutes)

Independent Lens  

The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Sun., February 21, 2016
4:02 am
(118 minutes)

Independent Lens  

The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Sun., February 21, 2016
4:02 am
(118 minutes)

Independent Lens  

The history of the Black Panther Party, a black nationalist organization founded in 1966 Oakland by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in response to the era's social conditions and turmoil. Included: archival footage; and remarks from Black Panthers, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors.

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Mon., February 22, 2016
11:00 pm
(60 minutes)

(T)ERROR  

A veteran counterterrorism informant takes on what he says is his final job for the FBI: befriending a suspected jihadist. Unbeknownst to his superiors, he invites the filmmakers to document his mission; and, unbeknownst to him, the filmmakers reach out to the target, a white Muslim convert, when he posts to social media that he believes he's being set up by the FBI.

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Mon., February 22, 2016
11:00 pm
(60 minutes)

(T)ERROR  

A veteran counterterrorism informant takes on what he says is his final job for the FBI: befriending a suspected jihadist. Unbeknownst to his superiors, he invites the filmmakers to document his mission; and, unbeknownst to him, the filmmakers reach out to the target, a white Muslim convert, when he posts to social media that he believes he's being set up by the FBI.

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Tue., February 23, 2016
5:00 am
(60 minutes)

(T)ERROR  

A veteran counterterrorism informant takes on what he says is his final job for the FBI: befriending a suspected jihadist. Unbeknownst to his superiors, he invites the filmmakers to document his mission; and, unbeknownst to him, the filmmakers reach out to the target, a white Muslim convert, when he posts to social media that he believes he's being set up by the FBI.