Two Nations of Black America: There is a growing economic divide in black America. Today, America's black middle class is the largest in its history, yet roughly one-third of black America continues to live in poverty.
This film measures the economic and social success of the civil rights movement and the gap between middle class and poor African-Americans through interviews with noted African-Americans and historical film footage.
Watch a documentary film (NR), The Common Thread That Binds, which chronicles the life of Ira Blount, a multi-talented artisan. The DVD will be for sale to benefit the Friends of Capitol View. For more information, call 202-645-0755.