In addition to The Powerbroker, The Following Independent Lens films are available for streaming on PBS.org during the month of February: When I Rise (February 4-10), tells the inspiring story of Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted black mezzo-soprano who found herself in a civil rights storm that changed her life forever; Adjust Your Color: The Truth of Petey Greene (February 11-17), chronicles the life and times of America's first shock jock, a man who spoke the truth to people in power and influenced a new generation of broadcast personalities; Daisy Bates (February 18-24) profiles a complex, unconventional, and largely forgotten heroine of the civil rights movement who led the charge to desegregate the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957; The Powerbroker (February 19-March 4) is a portrait of civil rights leader Whitney Young, Jr.; More Than a Month (February 25-March 3) follows filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman's provocative cross-country campaign to end Black History Month, as he questions whether relegating African American history to the shortest month of the year and separating it from the rest of American history denigrates the role of black people and black culture.
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