Eyes on the Prize

Eyes on the Prize

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Eyes on the Prize tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life and embodied a struggle whose reverberations continue to be felt today. Winner of numerous awards, Eyes on the Prize is the most critically acclaimed documentary on civil rights in America.

Starring: Julian Bond

Episodes

Eyes on the Prize tells the definitive story of the civil rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life.

Awakenings (1954–1956)
1. Awakenings (1954–1956)

Individual acts of courage inspire black Southerners to fight for their rights: ...

Fighting Back (1957–1962)
2. Fighting Back (1957–1962)

States' rights loyalists and federal authorities collide in the 1957 battle to i...

Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960–1961)
3. Ain't Scared of Your Jails (1960–1961)

Black college students take a leadership role in the civil rights movement as lu...

No Easy Walk (1961–1963)
4. No Easy Walk (1961–1963)

The triumphant March on Washington, D.C., under Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s l...

Mississippi: Is This America? (1962–1964)
5. Mississippi: Is This America? (1962–1964)

Mississippi's civil rights movement becomes an American concern when college stu...

Bridge to Freedom (1965)
6. Bridge to Freedom (1965)

A decade of lessons is applied in the climactic and bloody march from Selma to M...

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