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Dolores Huerta speaking
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A documentary highlighting the life of civil rights icon Dolores Huerta premieres tomorrow on WKAR-TV. During a recent visit to East Lansing, WKAR’s Karel Vega spoke with Huerta about topics including the #MeToo movement, and what comes next in her fight for social justice.


Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky
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FREE – Wed. Apr. 11, 7pm at WKAR | View a special screening and join the conversation. RESERVE SEATS HERE

Dolores | Independent Lens

Mar 21, 2018
United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta organizing marchers on the 2nd day of March Coachella in Coachella, CA 1969. 'Dolores' Premieres March 27 on WKAR-TV.
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Tue. Mar. 27 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who has tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice.

Tell Them We Are Rising | Independent Lens

Feb 13, 2018
Recent graduates of Morgan State University, Maryland.
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Mon. Feb. 19 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore the pivotal role that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played in shaping American history, culture and national identity.

Real Boy | Independent Lens

Jun 16, 2017
Title image - real boy
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Mon. June 19 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Meet Bennett, a transgender teen on a journey to find his voice as a musician, a son and a man.

Limited Partnership | Independent Lens

Jun 5, 2017
Richard and Tony
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Mon. June 12 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Meet one of the first gay couples to marry, and learn about their 40-year fight for legal status.

May 25 | Real Boy | Indie Lens Pop-Up

May 15, 2017
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FREE – Thursday, May 25, at 7 p.m. | Preview the film and join the conversation about a son’s transition and a mom’s transformation. RESERVE SEATS