MPT continues to bring you programs that increase discussion and understanding of race-related issues in communities across the greater Maryland area.

Here is the schedule of programs coming up in July.
Tune in to watch wherever you get MPT!
Monday, July 5 at 9:30pm
POV: The Neutral Ground
The Neutral Ground documents New Orleans’ fight over monuments and America’s troubled romance with the Lost Cause. In 2015, director CJ Hunt was filming the New Orleans City Council’s vote to remove four confederate monuments. But when that removal is halted by death threats, CJ sets out to understand why a losing army from 1865 still holds so much power in America. Watch the trailer.
Monday, July 12 at 9pm
America ReFramed: The Falconer
One of only a handful of African American falconers in the country, Rodney Stotts is on a mission to build a bird sanctuary and provide access to nature for his stressed community. This is a story of second chances: for injured birds of prey, for an abandoned plot of land, for a group of teenagers who have dropped out of high school, and for Rodney himself. Watch the trailer.
Monday, July 19 at 9pm
400 Years: Taking The Knee
Writer and BBC radio presenter Dotun Adebayo narrates the many stories of black resistance to oppression. From the Jamaican national hero Nanny of the Maroons to the NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, the documentary celebrates individuals who fought and struggled against injustice, and discusses the impact of these heroic figures.
Monday, July 26 at 9:45pm
Jim Crow of the North
The hour-long documentary Jim Crow of the North explores the origins of housing segregation, examining how racist real estate covenants set the stage for loan refusals, or redlining, in the U.S. The film also looks at the University of Minnesota's Mapping Prejudice Project, a research program that creates a visual representation of structural racism, informing current conversations around racial disparities.
Also of interest
Un(re)solved
Un(re)solved, a new, multiplatform investigation from a team of organizations led by FRONTLINE, explores the origins, limits, and failures of a federal effort to grapple with more than 150 civil rights era killings under the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act.
 
In addition to an in-person augmented-reality installation, a podcast miniseries, a series of events, and a forthcoming broadcast documentary and educational curriculum, Un(re)solved collects, for the first time, all 150-plus names on the Till Act list in a comprehensive database and web interactive about their lives, their deaths and their families’ quests for justice.
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To help citizens better understand racial issues challenging our nation, MPT has curated a selection of educational resources. We hope these resources provide insight and promote understanding. To engage in a deeper conversation, please contact us at standingagainstracism@mpt.org.
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