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Boys of Summer Air date: 02-10-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365163224/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false “Boys of Summer” is a feature documentary film about the Curaçao Little League All-Stars, a team that has competed at the Little League World Series for an incredible seven consecutive years. Over the course of one summer the boys face injuries and obstacles in an attempt to keep the winning streak... /episodes/get/12087 /episode/12087 AfroPop: Boys of Summer /episode-player/12087
Stories From Lakka Beach Air date: 02-03-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365163210/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A picturesque village having one of the finest beaches in Africa, Lakka developed into the epicenter of West African tourism. Ravaged by civil war, Lakka Beach’s tourist industry came to a standstill. But village life continues; and, in “Stories from Lakka Beach,” the voice of the villagers reveal... /episodes/get/12037 /episode/12037 AfroPop: Stories From Lakka Beach /episode-player/12037
War Don Don Air date: 01-27-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365163197/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In the heart of Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, U.N. soldiers guard a heavily fortified building known as the “special court.” Inside, Issa Sesay awaits his trial. Prosecutors say Sesay is a war criminal, guilty of heinous crimes against humanity. His defenders say he is a reluctant fighter... /episodes/get/11889 /episode/11889 AfroPop: War Don Don /episode-player/11889
Doin' It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC Air date: 01-13-2014 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365163177/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false “Doin’ It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC,” explores the history, culture and social impact of New York’s summer b-ball scene, widely recognized as the worldwide mecca of the sport, where pickup basketball is not just a sport but a way of life. With 700+ outdoor courts, and an estimated 500,... /episodes/get/11754 /episode/11754 AfroPop: Doin' It in the Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC /episode-player/11754
AfroPoP - Stolen Air date: 02-27-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2338600155/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Premieres February 26th on the WORLD Channel. In this family reunion documentary turned international political thriller, a pair of journalists discover the existence of slavery in a refugee camp. In their journey to tell a story of modern day slavery they themselves become the story. Directed by... /episodes/get/8039 /episode/8039 AfroPop: AfroPoP - Stolen /episode-player/8039
AfroPoP - Dear Mandela Air date: 01-29-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2328714078/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Almost two decades after the end of apartheid three young activists living in a shanty town take the South African government to court for forced evictions in their township, fighting political odds that put even their lives at risk. Directed by Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza. /episodes/get/8038 /episode/8038 AfroPop: AfroPoP - Dear Mandela /episode-player/8038
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Stories From Lakka Beach
A picturesque village having one of the finest beaches in Africa, Lakka developed into the epicenter of West African tourism. Ravaged by civil war, Lakka Beach?s tourist industry came to a standstill. But village life continues; and, in ?Stories from Lakka Beach,? the voice of the villagers reveal...
Air date: 02/03/2014
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365163210/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A picturesque village having one of the finest beaches in Africa, Lakka developed into the epicenter of West African tourism. Ravaged by civil war, Lakka Beach?s tourist industry came to a standstill. But village life continues; and, in ?Stories from Lakka Beach,? the voice of the villagers reveal... /episodes/get/12037 /episode/12037 AfroPop: Stories From Lakka Beach /episode-player/12037
Boys of Summer
Air date: 02/10/2014
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365163224/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false /episodes/get/12087 /episode/12087 AfroPop: Boys of Summer /episode-player/12087
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