Black Documentaries

RTD’s black documentaries examine the struggles, resistance, and persecution of African Americans. From the Ferguson Riots and police brutality to homelessness in New York City, you get a close look into the problems members of this important US minority face. You can also see how a trail-blazing choreographer in California has used the power of dance to heal the racial divide. RTD’s black documentaries go beyond US borders as well, exploring issues some sub-Saharan Africans have because of their skin colour. These include Senegalese women who bleach themselves because they think they’re too black and African albinos persecuted for being too white.


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