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Black Folk Don't

Black Folk Don't
“Black Folk Don’t...” is an open conversation that invites everyone to take a second look at the grey areas between us all, no matter the race, and most importantly to do it with a sense of humor. This documentary web series is a special presentation of BlackPublicMedia.org, directed and produced by Angela Tucker, with support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Latest Episodes

Join the NRA Air date: 01-06-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365150366/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In our final episode of the season, we look at black folk and the NRA. It's been an amazing season and we are so grateful to all of your for watching and everyone we interviewed. Stay in touch with us by liking our Facebook page or following us on twitter @blackfolkdont. Presented by Black Public... /episodes/get/11309 /episode/11309 Black Folk Don't: Join the NRA /episode-player/11309
Adopt Air date: 12-30-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365152696/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In this episode we look at adoption and the black community. As usual, it's more complex than you think! Presented by Black Public Media and directed by Angela Tucker. /episodes/get/11361 /episode/11361 Black Folk Don't: Adopt /episode-player/11361
Do Feminism Air date: 12-23-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365152630/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false There have been many conversations about the definition of feminism and who falls neatly (or not so neatly) within that definition. From Shirley Chisholm to Audre Lorde, this episode gets into it all! Presented by Black Public Media and directed by Angela Tucker. /episodes/get/11362 /episode/11362 Black Folk Don't: Do Feminism /episode-player/11362
Do Plastic Surgery Air date: 12-16-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365140445/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Is plastic surgery relevant for black folk? If so, what kinds of surgery do black folk get? Join the folks from Cali as they contemplate if "black don't crack"; including commentary from West Coast favorites Norwood Fisher of Fishbone, actress Lisa Gay Hamilton, and acclaimed filmmaker Ava DuVernay... /episodes/get/11154 /episode/11154 Black Folk Don't: Do Plastic Surgery /episode-player/11154
Live To The End Of A Horror Film Air date: 12-09-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365141600/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Do black folk live to the end of a horror film? Do scary movies allow black characters to survive...? Join acclaimed director Ava DuVernay and California actors and regular folk as they muse on this! Presented by BlackPublicMedia.org and directed by Angela Tucker. /episodes/get/11181 /episode/11181 Black Folk Don't: Live To The End Of A Horror Film /episode-player/11181
Go Green Air date: 12-02-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365141256/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Back by popular demand, and with topics by the people, Black Folk Don't brings new topics to a new location, California! First up, are black folk green? What does going green even mean? Join Fishbone frontman Norwood Fisher as he and some regular folk talk about where identity meets the environment... /episodes/get/11153 /episode/11153 Black Folk Don't: Go Green /episode-player/11153
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Tip
Brought to you by Black Public Media, featuring a diverse array of Black perspectives, check out this tongue in cheek exploration of a long-held stereotype. Do black people tip any less than others? How did this perception take hold of the popular consciousness, and what are the consequences of...
Air date: 02/27/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2250422777/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Brought to you by Black Public Media, featuring a diverse array of Black perspectives, check out this tongue in cheek exploration of a long-held stereotype. Do black people tip any less than others? How did this perception take hold of the popular consciousness, and what are the consequences of... /episodes/get/5732 /episode/5732 Black Folk Don't: Tip /episode-player/5732
Go to Therapy
Presented by Black Public Media this episode asks, does the archetype of a stoic quietly suffering people hold for black folk? Are black folk more likely to associate a stigma with therapy and other forms of psychological self-exploration, or is that yet another myth with many holes?
Air date: 03/05/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2250425845/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Presented by Black Public Media this episode asks, does the archetype of a stoic quietly suffering people hold for black folk? Are black folk more likely to associate a stigma with therapy and other forms of psychological self-exploration, or is that yet another myth with many holes? /episodes/get/5728 /episode/5728 Black Folk Don't: Go to Therapy /episode-player/5728
Travel
Presented by Black Public Media this episode explores the assertion that black folk don?t engage in travel tourism as much as others. Is this just another case of ?it depends what you mean by travel?? And as always are there socio-economic, or cultural at work here?
Air date: 03/12/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2250428204/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Presented by Black Public Media this episode explores the assertion that black folk don?t engage in travel tourism as much as others. Is this just another case of ?it depends what you mean by travel?? And as always are there socio-economic, or cultural at work here? /episodes/get/5733 /episode/5733 Black Folk Don't: Travel /episode-player/5733
Do Winter Sports
Quick: name a black winter sports athlete other than Shani Davis. Hm, well, you be the judge of your skills on that one. Presented by Black Public Media this episode asks why is it that winter sports seem to have less black folk in the mix? Or is this not even the case?
Air date: 03/19/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2250429221/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Quick: name a black winter sports athlete other than Shani Davis. Hm, well, you be the judge of your skills on that one. Presented by Black Public Media this episode asks why is it that winter sports seem to have less black folk in the mix? Or is this not even the case? /episodes/get/5724 /episode/5724 Black Folk Don't: Do Winter Sports /episode-player/5724
Go to the Doctor
Presented by Black Public Media this episode explores the question of black folk not visiting the doctor regularly. Does this assertion hold up to experience? Are there historical considerations to explore here? Or have we stumbled on yet another myth?
Air date: 03/26/2012
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2250434749/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Presented by Black Public Media this episode explores the question of black folk not visiting the doctor regularly. Does this assertion hold up to experience? Are there historical considerations to explore here? Or have we stumbled on yet another myth? /episodes/get/5727 /episode/5727 Black Folk Don't: Go to the Doctor /episode-player/5727
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