Digging for black pride
Shows children in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant section learning about their African heritage through classroom activities and "digs" in vacant lots and urban renewal areas to locate artifacts linking them to their 19th century ancestors. Explains that under "Project Weeksville" the black children are piecing together the history and organization of this self-sufficient black community which existed in the early 1800s. Examines how the Bedford- Stuyvesant residents held off white raiders during the Draft Riot of 1863.
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center; National Educational Television
Documentary; Historical; Educational
Draft Riot, New York, N.Y., 1863 ; African Americans--History.
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- Physical Description
1 Film (0:19:00); 16mm
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003187145; Other: GR00436335; MDPI Barcode: 40000003187145; MDPI Barcode: 40000003389675; MDPI Barcode: 40000003389691; OCLC: ocn1080866491; OCLC: 1080866491
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