America ReFramed

Hamtramck, USA | Promo

Once known as a Polish Catholic town, Hamtramck, MI is now home to America’s first Muslim-majority city. As election season approaches, candidates set out to win hearts, minds and votes in this rapidly changing city. Going behind the scenes of small-town politics, HAMTRAMCK, USA explores the beauty and challenges that come with multiculturalism.

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Jerry Dearly (Oglala Lakota) sings the "Songs for Adoptees." | From "America ReFramed: Blood Memory"
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56:09
America ReFramed

Blood Memory

A survivor of America’s Indian Adoption Era helps Native adoptees find their way home.
Season 8 Episode 7
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45:22
America ReFramed

Tutwiler

"Tutwiler," a new documentary from Frontline and The Marshall Project offers a powerful and unforgettable window into the lives of incarcerated pregnant women — and what happens to their newborns.
Season 8 Episode 3
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1:19:02
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Where The Pavement Ends

"Where the Pavement Ends" compares a 1968 dispute over a road blockade that separated the then white “sundown” town of Ferguson, Missouri from the neighboring black town of Kinloch.
Season 8 Episode 1
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57:11
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Struggle & Hope

The stories, and fight, of the residents of the last remaining all-Black towns in the U.S.
Season 7 Episode 4
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1:24:57
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Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route

Exploring the rise, demise and contested resurgence of Detroit, America's "motor city."
Season 7 Episode 3
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1:19:31
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Pyne Poynt

A Camden, NJ resident leads a charge to reclaim Pyne Poynt Park for the community's youth.
Season 7 Episode 2
On a Knife Edge
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57:53
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On a Knife Edge

The coming-of-age story of George Dull Knife, a Lakota teen fighting for Native justice.
Season 5 Episode 15
DJ uses a letter board to communicate with his aide. | "America ReFramed: Deej"
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54:50
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Deej

Once a "profoundly disabled" kid, DEEJ is now a college student standing up for his peers.
Season 5 Episode 14
We Like It Like That
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1:15:27
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We Like It Like That

Exploring 1960s music history when Bugaloo defined a new generation of urban Latinos.
Season 4 Episode 22
Zack Harrington's father and mother hold hands. | "America ReFramed: Broken Heart Land"
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1:21:24
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Broken Heart Land

One early autumn afternoon, gay teen Zack Harrington killed himself with a gunshot to the head in his parent’s ranch in Norman, Oklahoma. One week earlier, Zack allegedly attended a local city council meeting supporting a proposal for LGBTQ History Month.
Season 2 Episode 222
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