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February 15, 2017

  • Freed Death Row Inmate Shujaa Graham  |   Video
    • Shujaa Graham spent five years on death row before being acquitted in the death of a prison guard. He now lectures all over the world on the death penalty, the criminal justice system, gang violence and racism. Graham will talk about death penalty alternatives at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and will talk about his experiences and his views on the death penalty on Arizona Horizon.

September 5, 2016

  • Artist Betye Saar  |   Video
    • See how 90-year-old artist Betye Saar takes everyday objects and turns them into statements about racism, religion and more.

March 8, 2016

September 12, 2012

  • Booker’s Place Documentary  |   Video
    • Yvette Johnson is a Phoenix resident whose grandfather, Booker Wright, appeared in a 1966 NBC documentary speaking boldly and honestly about his experience with racism in the southern United States. What he said while the cameras were rolling changed his life forever. His story is featured in the new documentary “Booker’s Place”. Learn more about the film from Johnson, a co-producer, and Raymond De Felitta, the director.

July 12, 2012

  • Booker Wright: A Mississippi Story  |   Video
    • Yvette Johnson is a Phoenix resident whose grandfather, Booker Wright, appeared in a 1966 NBC documentary about racism in the southern United States. What he said while the cameras were rolling changed his life forever. Yvette talks about her grandfather’s heroic story that’s featured in a new film she co-produced.

January 21, 2008

  • Civil Rights Special  |   Video
    • We honor the accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen, who fought fascism in WWII and racism at home. Then, HORIZON talks with Paul Chavez, son of Cesar Chavez. We close the program with a look at the genocide in Rwanda with the man who the movie Hotel Rwanda was based on, Paul Rusesabagina.