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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/wkbzHocrJSNLvUeU2bKAQg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false THROUGH THE REPELLENT FENCE follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by Native Americans artists Raven Chacon, Cristóbal Martínez and Kade L. Twist, known as "Postcommodity." Their piece "Repellent Fence" installs floating balloons north and south of... /episodes/get/62071 /episode/62071 Through the Repellent Fence /episode-player/62071

Through the Repellent Fence follows the creation of a two-mile long ephemeral art installation by three Native American artists: Raven Chacon, Cristobal Martinez, and Kade L. Twist collectively known as "Postcommodity." The film documents their collaboration as they construct "Repellent Fence," a metaphorical "stitching" together the United States and Mexico. Their work puts "land art in a tribal context," to illuminate a shared Indigenous world-view and the legacy that connects the original people to their land.

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Tue, 03/13/2018 - 00:37
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Rb6rNbf7oViA3qzhHShWuw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false San Francisco’s Five Keys Charter School: the first high school of its kind in the U.S. designed to provide incarcerated adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma to prepare them for successful reintegration into their communities. THE CORRIDOR invites viewers to ask: is education the... /episodes/get/61792 /episode/61792 The Corridor /episode-player/61792

At least 70 percent of people in jail have little to no high school education, and at least 70 percent of the people released end up back in jail. THE CORRIDOR shows the inner-workings and challenges of San Francisco's Five Keys Charter School a?' the first high school of its kind in the United States that provides inmates the opportunity to earn a high school diploma to prepare them for successful reintegration into their communities. Most of the inmates, whose crimes range from triple murder to peddling marijuana, were born into circumstances where bad choices were their biggest option.

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Mon, 03/12/2018 - 22:13
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/XbUUF1xTwMribgExBJgC4w==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Through the story of Jessica Macleod, a dedicated nurse practitioner, and her four homebound patients, THE INVISIBLE PATIENTS sheds light on some of the most urgent healthcare issues facing the country today. It challenges us to wrestle with healthcare policy, and as importantly, asks how to care... /episodes/get/60526 /episode/60526 The Invisible Patients /episode-player/60526

Through the story of Jessica Macleod, Ph.D., a dedicated nurse practitioner in Evansville, Indiana, and her four homebound and marginalized patients, THE INVISIBLE PATIENTS sheds light on some of the most urgent healthcare issues facing our nation today: from the living conditions of the elderly poor and end-of-life care, to the soaring costs of hospitalization, complexity of insurance and overprescription of opiates. It challenges us to wrestle with not just healthcare policy, but as importantly, asks how to care for all persons with dignity and respect.

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Tue, 02/20/2018 - 00:19
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3009080448/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Expelled from high school, Daje Shelton is only 17 years old when she is sentenced by a judge -- not to prison, but to the Innovative Concept Academy. It offers Daje one last chance to earn a high school diploma. FOR AHKEEM is an unvarnished exploration of a complex web of juvenile justice,... /episodes/get/59673 /episode/59673 S6 Ep2: For Ahkeem /episode-player/59673

In one of the most volatile places in the country, Daje Shelton is only 17 years old when she faces a judge. Having been suspended from her local high school for a number of petty offenses, Daje's opportunities are narrowing quickly. As a last resort to keep her out of prison the judge enrolls her the Innovative Concept Academy - a school for troubled youth. While at the academy, Daje struggles with her classes, attends funerals of friends killed around her, falls in love with a boy named Antonio and manages a complicated relationship with her mother.

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Tue, 02/13/2018 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3008785012/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Follow a year in the life of coach, counselor and founder Marlon Wharton, and his class of young Black males as he strives to rewrite future prospects for his students. Witness a brotherhood of young men as they support each other and chase their ultimate dreams: to maintain their position as... /episodes/get/59537 /episode/59537 S6 Ep1: Gentlemen of Vision /episode-player/59537

Gentlemen of Vision (GOV) follows a year in the life of coach, counselor and founder, Marlon Wharton, and his 2015-2016 class of young Black students as he strives to rewrite their future prospects. While striving for excellence in school and in step, the team is persistently challenged by the violence and poverty of the streets that surround them. Mar'Kel 'CA$H-U' White struggles between attending practice and the pull of the local street gangs. When he becomes entangled with the law, a GOV coach, who is also a police officer, intervenes on his behalf.

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Tue, 02/06/2018 - 12:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/LQJLE6upiKZT5uUxUhgZWA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false AGENTS OF CHANGE examines the racial conditions on college campuses across the U.S. in the late 1960s, focusing on student demands at two seminal protests: San Francisco State in 1968 and Cornell University in 1969. Many of the same demands are surfacing in campus protests today, revealing the... /episodes/get/59822 /episode/59822 Agents of Change /episode-player/59822

Agents of Change looks at a pivotal moment when our nation was caught at the intersection of the Civil Rights, Black Power, and Anti-Vietnam War Movements. The film examines the racial conditions on college campuses across the U.S., focusing on two seminal protests: San Francisco State in 1968 and Cornell University in 1969. At San Francisco State, students and their supporters which included faculty and the increasingly influential Black Panther Party, launched the longest student strike in U.S. history.

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Mon, 02/05/2018 - 01:40
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