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    Academic Video Online: Streaming Media on Black History and Health

    Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 66,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. Below are just a few videos available to you, search Academic Video Online for more videos.



    The Charles Drew Story

    The inspiring biography of Dr. Charles Drew who developed America's first blood bank system. From an All-American athlete at Amherst to a pioneering research scientist, Dr. Drew cleared every racist hurdle in a tragically shortened life.


    Deep, Dark Secret: A Closer Look at Mental Illness in the African American Community

    Vetta Sanders-Thompson, Ph.D., and Jermine Alberty, BSB/M, MDiv, will discuss the taboo subject of mental illness in the African American community. They will explore topics surrounding the causes of the illness, the reason for the secret, and the need to break the silence. 


    All My Babies

    All My Babies (1952) was selected in 2002 by the Library of Congress as a "culturally, historically, and artistically significant work" for permanent preservation in the National Film Registry. This beautiful film is the story of "Miss Mary" Coley, an African-American midwife more than half a century ago in rural Georgia.


    The Color of Medicine: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital

    The story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital which provided state-of-the-art medical training to over two-thirds of all African-American physicians and nurses from 1937 to 1979.


    Health Care

    Program examines a number of health issues prevalent in the the African American community and provides contact information for health-related resources.