This program recreates a young man's coming of age as an African American in Mississippi during the 1950's and 1960's. This program illuminates the issues of civil rights, leading audiences to understand how the fight against prejudice has shaped our history.
journey from the dust
Share the story of America's families confronted by the stock market crash of 1929 and the Dust Bowl. Struggling to keep his family together, one young man experiences the loss of his home, the separation of his family, and economic prejudice. Travel hundreds of miles from Oklahoma to the Grand Coulee Dam; discover an American tragedy and the courage to survive.