Powerful docu-series America Divided available on EPIX

W.K. Kellogg Foundatiom

The America Divided docu-series created by Solly Granatstein, Lucian Read and Richard Rowley, with executive producers Norman Lear, Common and Shonda Rhimes aired its fifth and final episode on Friday, Oct. 28 making the entire series now available on EPIX

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation supports the America Divided docu-series and community engagement campaign as a part the foundation’s long-term commitment to racial equity.

The series promotes authentic and inclusive narratives to shift the national discourse and the perceptions that contribute to the racial disparities in health, education and economic security for children and families. Using stories narrated by eight high-profile celebrity correspondents from diverse backgrounds to bring communities together (#StoriesUniteUs), the series premiered on Sept. 30 on EPIX.

Several WKKF grantees contributed their expertise and support to the development of ideas and solutions for the series, including the following:

The Advancement Project is a multi-racial civil rights organization that uses innovative tools and strategies to strengthen social movements and achieve high impact policy change.

The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society through litigation, education and other forms of advocacy.

Center for Community Change build the power and capacity of low-income people, especially low-income people of color, to change their communities and public policies for the better.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) ensures the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

The National Domestic Workers Alliance works for the respect, recognition, and inclusion in labor protections for domestic workers.

WKKF applauds their dedication in promoting authentic and inclusive narratives to shift the national discourse and the perceptions that contribute to the racial disparities in health, education and economic security for children and families.

Watch Common, Norman Lear, Rosario Dawson, Jesse Williams, America Ferrera, Peter Sarsgaard, Zach Galifianakis and Amy Poehler explore how inequality affects America’s families and how these stories unite us. To learn more about the America Divided series, please visit: www.americadividedseries.com.

Please let your local partners and affiliates know that they can bring AMERICA DIVIDED to their community. Encourage them to request a screening here.

HOW TO WATCH

The entire America Divided docu-series, five full episodes, are now available to watch back-to-back on EPIX.

EPIX Instructions:

  • EPIX is available through several cable TV providers. To determine if EPIX is available in your area, please visit http://www.epix.com/order-epix/step/1
  • Do not have cable? No problem! Sign up for a one-month free trial account on EPIX (no credit card required) at http://www.epix.com/freetrial. Once you have an account, you can access EPIX on several devices. You will need an internet connection to watch. You can just click on the episode you want to watch under America Divided.

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Racial Equity, News

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