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For the Culture with Amanda Parris

An adventurous, insightful, and personal documentary series where Amanda goes on a revelatory journey into some of the most important stories impacting Black people around the world.

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Episodes Season 1

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    An adventurous, insightful, and personal documentary series where Amanda goes on a revelatory journey into some of the most important stories impacting Black people around the world.

  • 1. Diaspora Wars

    Diving into the conflicts that can happen within Black communities, Amanda travels to Grenada, England, New York and Toronto to unpack generations of baggage.

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  • 2. The Glass Cliff

    Amanda considers the cultural reckoning of the past few years and the wave of Black leaders who were appointed during a global crisis: were these leaders set up to fail?

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  • 3. A Failing Grade

    Amanda travels to the UK, US and Canada and questions why Black children frequently fall through the cracks in these public education systems. Is it time for something different?

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  • 4. The Business of Black Hair

    The Black hair industry is worth billions of dollars but those profits are rarely enjoyed by its largest consumer: Black women. Amanda wants to find out why.

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  • 5. The Standard of Care

    Black maternal health is in crisis. Amanda speaks to those on the front lines and asks: What is the standard of care necessary for Black birthing people to feel safe in childbirth?

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  • 6. Reparations

    The renewed global call for reparations is about more than money. Amanda travels to Barbados, London and Paris to find out how the movement is making connections to the climate crisis.

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