Eyes on the Prize

Power! (1966-1968)

Season 02  Episode 3

PREMIERING MAY 2 9/8c

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.