Struggle & Hope
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Struggle & Hope

Season 7 Episode 4

Following the Civil War, all-Black towns emerged in what is now modern-day Oklahoma. Initially founded in an effort to convince the U.S. to create an all-Black state, only a few towns cling heroically to life. "Struggle & Hope" gives voice to the stories of the last remaining residents, while charting their fight to ensure their towns retain independence, character and hope for a better future.

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Brooklyn Inshallah

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Season 9 Episode 12
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Meltdown in Dixie

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Season 9 Episode 11
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Curtain Up!

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Season 9 Episode 9
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