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Black Lives Matter

Library Streaming Video Collections

Standoff in Ferguson

America After Ferguson

America After Ferguson

PBS Town Hall Meeting

Aired: 09/26/14

This PBS town hall meeting, moderated by PBS NEWSHOUR co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill, will explore the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Missouri. The program was recorded before an audience on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

The History of the Hoodie by Gary Warnett: Sportswear

Writer Gary Warnett offers a cultural and social history of the hoodie, citing references as diverse as E.T, Rocky, Dexys Midnight Runners and Juice and unpicking the stigma associated with the garment.

SHOWstudio Sportswear

The United States of Ferguson

The United States of Ferguson

Moyers & Company 

December 5, 2014

Stop and Frisk

Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine and her husband John Lucas create “situation videos,” short films illustrating Rankine's poetry. This video, called "Stop and Fisk," featured Rankine's poem about “policing of the black body.”

"Stop and Frisk" 

Black Lives Matter Movement, Explained

A video from the Washington Post explaining how the phrase became a movement. (Claritza Jimenez, Julio Negron / June 21, 2016)