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Addressing Mental Health Needs of Children in Juvenile Justice System

MacArthur has announced three grants totaling more than $1.5 million in support of juvenile justice reform and addressing the mental health needs of young people involved in the juvenile justice system. Read More

Democracy on Deadline: Frontiers of Press Freedom Around the World

Democracy on Deadline: The Global Struggle for an Independent Press follows teams of journalists into some of the most dangerous and secretive corners of the world to show how they obtain their stories in the face ...

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In the Tall Grass

In the Tall Grass explores universal themes of justice in post-conflict societies and the challenges countries like Rwanda face in attempting the transition from a violent past to peaceful future. Through the experiences of two neighbors ...

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Ancestors in the Americas

Ancestors in the Americas is the first in-depth television series to present the untold history and contemporary legacy of early Asian immigrants to the Americas, from the 1700s to the 1900s. Creating first-person voices through an ...

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Bombies

In the last three decades more than 12,000 people, many of them children, have been killed or injured by bombies or other unexploded ordnance (weapons). With an estimated 90 million cluster bombs dropped on Laos ...

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Commentary from Jonathan Fanton on Signing the Treaty for an International Criminal Court

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton comments on the signing of the treaty established a new international criminal court. Read More

Long Night's Journey into Day

Long Night’s Journey Into Day takes viewers to the hearings where murderers meet the surviving family members of their victims in four cases: The Amy Biehl Story, The Cradock 4, the Magoo’s Bar Bombing ...

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The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords

The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords is an engaging historical account that tells the story of the pioneering men and women of the Black press who gave voice to Black America. The film had its television ...

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Have you Heard From Johannesburg

Have You Heard From Johannesburg is seven documentary stories, produced and directed by Connie Field, chronicling the history of the global anti-apartheid movement that took on South Africa’s entrenched apartheid regime and its international supporters ...

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Africans in America

How did America build a new nation based on principles of liberty and equality while justifying the existence of slavery? Did American slavery and American freedom have to exist side by side in the nation? How ...

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