Produced by Blackside, Inc. Presented by WORLD Channel.
The call for Black Power takes various forms across communities in black America. In Cleveland, Carl Stokes wins election as the first Black mayor of a major American city. The Black Panther Party, armed with law books, breakfast programs, and guns, is born in Oakland. Substandard teaching practices prompt parents to gain educational control of a Brooklyn school district but then lead them to a showdown with New York City's teachers' union.