"Landscape with Rainbow: African-American Presence in Hudson River Valley"
The Tenth will explore narratives of the past such as African American Revolutionary War veteran Andrew Frazier, vaudeville sensation Bob Cole, cabaret singer Mabel Mercer and more, to understand the bedrock of the contemporary African-American community which has played an integral part in development and beauty of this region.
Resistance + Rivertown: An Exploration of Black Power, Politics + Protest in Hudson
The Hudson River Valley is not immune to ills of racism, class inequality and gender discrimination black Americans have had to reconcile with in our global society. In this episode The Tenth will look at the rich legacy of civil unrest in the city of Hudson, exploring stories such as a prominent black physician protecting African American women held at the Hudson Reform School for Girl which would progress racial equality in the nation's juvenile justice system.