It’s a critical time for voters with only a few weeks away from the 2020 presidential election. WORLD Channel explores the racial diversity of voters as we reflect upon the many challenges of 2020.

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Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn explore the causes and costs of addiction, poverty and incarceration plaguing America. While pockets of empathy and aid exist, are they enough to rescue the thousands of Americans in despair, for whom the American Dream of self-reliance is impossibly out of reach?

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First Vote

With unparalleled access to a diverse cross section of politically engaged Chinese Americans, FIRST VOTE offers a character-driven verité look at Chinese American electoral organizing in North Carolina and Ohio. The film weaves their stories from the presidential election of 2016 to the 2018 midterms, and explores the intersections between immigration, voting rights and racial justice.

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The History of White People in America

Through musical animated shorts, the series examines how skin color has come to define race in our country. The shorts capture the truth of what it means to be American – that “us” and “them” are constantly redefined, that our racial history deserves contemplation, and that above all else we are bound by our rich differences in experience and identity.

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Freedom Summer: American Experience

The story of 10 weeks in 1964 known as Freedom Summer, when student volunteers from around the country joined organizers and African Americans in an effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in Mississippi.

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