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Retro Local is a companion initiative to Retro Report on PBS, highlighting local headlines and the historical seeds that were planted years ago in communities across the country. We’ll explore stories from eight PBS member stations on topics ranging from the environment to civil rights, from mental health to immigration, learning more about today by diving into the past.

Retro Local

S01E12 · The Repeating History Behind the FAMU Hospital Closure

With the passing of the civil rights act in 1964, integration has been repeatedly used... More

With the passing of the civil rights act in 1964, integration has been repeatedly used as a reason to close historically black Institutions. This story explores how the creation and closing of one African American hospital on the Florida A&M Campus impacted a local community.

12-6-201900:13:23
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