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Into America is a show about being Black in America. These stories explore what it means to hold truth to power and this country to its promises. Told by people who have the most at stake.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 2.3K Ratings

Into America is a show about being Black in America. These stories explore what it means to hold truth to power and this country to its promises. Told by people who have the most at stake.

    Locked in Hell

    Locked in Hell

    Texas is one of the hottest states in the country. But people in state prisons are forced to go without air conditioning, leading to serious health issues. And climate change is making the situation worse.

    • 38 min
    Celebrating Black Fashion

    Celebrating Black Fashion

    Hope for Flowers founder Tracy Reese and FUBU co-founder J. Alexander Martin on making it big as Black fashion designers.

    • 33 min
    The Black Firefighters of 9/11

    The Black Firefighters of 9/11

    Twelve Black firefighters died on 9/11. Twenty years later, a surviving brother and a current Captain remember their stories and continue to fight for equality within the FDNY.

    • 37 min
    Race and Education in an American Suburb

    Race and Education in an American Suburb

    Southlake, Texas seemed like an idyllic town. Then two racist videos pulled back the curtain; and the fallout threatened to tear the community apart.

    • 35 min
    The Essential Kerner Commission Report

    The Essential Kerner Commission Report

    In 1968, the Kerner Commission wrote, "white society is deeply implicated in the ghetto." Here's how they reached a conclusion that still rings true today.

    • 31 min
    Big Daddy Kane’s Lyrical Legacy

    Big Daddy Kane’s Lyrical Legacy

    Legendary rapper Big Daddy Kane on pushing boundaries, the evolution of hip-hop, and the special joy of a Brooklyn summer.

    • 29 min

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