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Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that history resonates today.

Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

1h 55m

Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that history resonates today.

Episodes

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    Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

    Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America - 1h 55m

    Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that history resonates today.

Extras + Features

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    Trailer

    Trailer - 30s

    Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that history resonates today.

  • Extended Trailer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Extended Trailer

    Extended Trailer - 2m 21s

    Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that history resonates today.

Schedule

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    Driving While Black: Race, Space and Mobility in America

    Thursday
    Apr 22

    2 Hours

    The automobile brings new freedoms as well as perils to Blacks on the road from the 1930s to the late 1960s.

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