[Golden Valley, Minn.] : Mill Creek Entertainment, .
3 videodiscs (ca. 888 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from container.
"40 documentary collection."
Features the life, culture, and accomplishments of some of the most influential African Americans in history from the United States. From the oppression and hardship during the time of the Civil War to civil rights movements that paved the way to this country's first African-American president. A definitive retrospective of Black history in America.
National Film Registry (The Negro Soldier)
Disc 1: Plantation system in southern life -- Henry Browne: farmer -- Civil War -- Frederick Douglass: an American life -- Jan Matzeliger -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Booker T. Washington: the life and legacy -- Scott Joplin -- Larry Lebby and Stone lithography -- Life of Maggie Lena Walker -- Highlights of 1936 Olympics Berlin -- Carl Lewis on his career -- Negro soldier -- Negro colleges in war time -- Black wings: the American black in aviation -- Negro sailor.
Disc 2: African Americans in World War II -- To do battle in the land -- We work again -- W.C. Handy -- What about prejudice? -- Martin Luther King: civil rights roundtable -- Malcolm X: nationalist or humanist -- Newsreel: the Black Panthers -- Open mind: New negro with Martin Luther King -- March in Washington -- Poverty in America -- Integration report -- Negro in entertainment -- Negro in industry.
Disc 3: Negro in sports -- Lou Stovall -- Brown Bomber -- Longines chronoscope: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. -- Paul Robeson: the tallest tree in our forest -- African burial ground vol. 1 -- African burial ground vol. 2 -- African burial ground vol. 3 -- African burial ground vol. 4 -- Barack Obama: the power of hope.