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“Who Will Write Our History” is a vital Holocaust documentary

Source:  The New York Times “Who Will Write Our History” recounts a bold story of Nazi resistance. And inside that one story are countless others, each immensely important. After German forces imprisoned hundreds of thousands of Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a band of...

Why Latinos are converting to Islam

Source:  VICE Latinos are one of the fastest growing groups within Islam in the United States. VICE's Lee Adams traveled to Houston Texas, the home of America's first Islam in Spanish center, to investigate what’s behind this phenomenon and how America’s current...

How Ninja makes $500,000 per month playing Fortnite

Source:  CNN Business Any year in which a young man earns a living playing video games is a pretty darn good one. For 27-year-old Tyler Blevins, aka Ninja, 2018 was the best year of his life. And who could argue? Ninja is, literally, killing it. The 94,958 Fornite...

“The Swamp” explores the history of the Florida Everglades

Source:  American Experience "The Swamp" tells the dramatic story of humanity’s attempts to conquer the Florida Everglades, one of nature’s most mysterious ecosystems. Home to a profusion of plants and animals found nowhere else on the continent, the Everglades in the...

Disneynature’s “Penguins” arrives in theaters in April

Source:  Nerds and Beyond Disneynature's latest film, "Penguins," opens in theaters nationwide on Earth Day, April 17, 2019. The production house's previous documentaries include ""Earth," "Born in China," and "Bears." "Penguins" follows the story of Steve, an Adélie...

BBC launches “Congo VR” docuseries

Source:  Realscreen The BBC has released a virtual reality docuseries, taking viewers into the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The three-part "Congo VR" series follows BBC Africa correspondent Alastair Leithead into the country to meet different communities, cover...

Cyntoia Brown granted clemency by Tennessee governor

Source:  PEOPLE On Monday, Tennessee governor Bill Haslam granted an early release to Cyntoia Brown, who was a 16-year-old victim of sex trafficking in 2004 when she fatally shot Johnny Mitchell Allen, a 43-year-old real estate agent who solicited sex from her. The...

“Surviving R. Kelly” isn’t a docuseries, it’s a horror story

Source:  IndieWire As discussion around sexual assault has evolved, people once termed victims are now survivors. The Lifetime documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly” bluntly centers on that perspective shift, but with more nuance than you might expect from the cable...