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A year-long immersion into one of Chicago's most progressive and diverse public schools, located in suburban Oak Park. Both intimate and epic, this limited series explores America's charged state of race, culture and education today with unprecedented depth and scope.

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Description

A year-long immersion into one of Chicago's most progressive and diverse public schools, located in suburban Oak Park. Both intimate and epic, this limited series explores America's charged state of race, culture and education today with unprecedented depth and scope.

    • EPISODE 1

    What's the Big Deal About Oak Park?

    The school year begins at OPRF for freshman Grant, sophomore Tiara, and juniors Charles, Terrence and Ke’Shawn. Controversy over a Black Lives Matter assembly still reverberates as the school confronts years of racial inequities.

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    • 58 Minutes

    The school year begins at OPRF for freshman Grant, sophomore Tiara, and juniors Charles, Terrence and Ke’Shawn. Controversy over a Black Lives Matter assembly still reverberates as the school confronts years of racial inequities.

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    • 58 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Stranger in a Room

    Teacher Jess Stovall intervenes in Ke'Shawn's academic struggles. His mother shares her own troubled history at OPRF. Senior Kendale and junior Chanti grapple with identity. Homecoming Dance is very special for Grant.

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    • 59 Minutes

    Teacher Jess Stovall intervenes in Ke'Shawn's academic struggles. His mother shares her own troubled history at OPRF. Senior Kendale and junior Chanti grapple with identity. Homecoming Dance is very special for Grant.

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    There Is No Pain That Compares to the Struggle

    Kendale wrestles to become a starter, while Chanti wrestles with emotional trauma. Jess Stovall takes on the principal, and senior Jada takes on a teacher. OPRF’s football team has a big game and a score to settle with an archrival.

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    • 59 Minutes

    Kendale wrestles to become a starter, while Chanti wrestles with emotional trauma. Jess Stovall takes on the principal, and senior Jada takes on a teacher. OPRF’s football team has a big game and a score to settle with an archrival.

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    There's Nothing Funny About Race!

    Jada’s conflict with a teacher grows more intense. Ke’Shawn’s run-in threatens his grade. Grant pursues first love. Terrence loves Halloween much more than school. Charles and Chanti audition at intense tryouts for the poetry slam team.

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    • 59 Minutes

    Jada’s conflict with a teacher grows more intense. Ke’Shawn’s run-in threatens his grade. Grant pursues first love. Terrence loves Halloween much more than school. Charles and Chanti audition at intense tryouts for the poetry slam team.

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    I Don't Have to Think About Being White

    White students Caroline and Brendan join the story. Jada’s film draws mixed reviews. Terrence’s grade hangs in the balance. Christmas lights up Kendale’s home, while Ke’Shawn’s family may lose theirs. Chaos reigns at an OPRF basketball game.

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    • 59 Minutes

    White students Caroline and Brendan join the story. Jada’s film draws mixed reviews. Terrence’s grade hangs in the balance. Christmas lights up Kendale’s home, while Ke’Shawn’s family may lose theirs. Chaos reigns at an OPRF basketball game.

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Listen to the Poem!

    Spring semester brings fresh challenges. Jada clashes with junior Diane over her new film. Brendan recalls a racially charged basketball past. Tiara and the cheerleading squad go for the gold. Charles’ poetry slam team faces an epic challenge.

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    • 59 Minutes

    Spring semester brings fresh challenges. Jada clashes with junior Diane over her new film. Brendan recalls a racially charged basketball past. Tiara and the cheerleading squad go for the gold. Charles’ poetry slam team faces an epic challenge.

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Tsunami of Privilege

    Jess Stovall gives her all to engage Ke’Shawn, whose situation has turned dire. Kendale fights to advance in the playoffs, while star teammate Gabe faces unexpected challenges. Terrence rebounds with his mother’s help. Anger erupts over a new swimming pool.

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    • 59 Minutes

    Jess Stovall gives her all to engage Ke’Shawn, whose situation has turned dire. Kendale fights to advance in the playoffs, while star teammate Gabe faces unexpected challenges. Terrence rebounds with his mother’s help. Anger erupts over a new swimming pool.

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Nobody Can Hold You Down

    Chanti discovers a devastating truth about her grandparents. Brendan's parents make him an offer he can refuse. Caroline's anxiety exacts a heavy toll. Kendale and his team pursue their dream for the ultimate victory.

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    • 59 Minutes

    Chanti discovers a devastating truth about her grandparents. Brendan's parents make him an offer he can refuse. Caroline's anxiety exacts a heavy toll. Kendale and his team pursue their dream for the ultimate victory.

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    The Invisible T-Shirt

    Kendale goes on a college visit, while Terrence goes to court. Tiara and her mother fall out over grades. Jess Stovall pushes the administration to adopt her teacher support program. Prom arrives and Kendale's mother loves it.

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    • 59 Minutes

    Kendale goes on a college visit, while Terrence goes to court. Tiara and her mother fall out over grades. Jess Stovall pushes the administration to adopt her teacher support program. Prom arrives and Kendale's mother loves it.

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    • 59 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    America Will Be…

    It’s now or never for Tiara in chemistry. Chanti boxes, and Ke’Shawn pulls no punches. Terrence looks to the future. Diane tries to overcome the past. Caroline wrestles with perfection, while OPRF grapples with imperfect leadership. Kendale, Jada and Gabe celebrate graduation.

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    • 1 Hour 29 Minutes

    It’s now or never for Tiara in chemistry. Chanti boxes, and Ke’Shawn pulls no punches. Terrence looks to the future. Diane tries to overcome the past. Caroline wrestles with perfection, while OPRF grapples with imperfect leadership. Kendale, Jada and Gabe celebrate graduation.

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    • 1 Hour 29 Minutes
    • EPISODE 101

    Season 1 Trailer

    Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Steve James (Hoop Dreams, Life Itself) examines racial, economic and class issues in contemporary American education in the multipart unscripted documentary series “America to Me".

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    Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Steve James (Hoop Dreams, Life Itself) examines racial, economic and class issues in contemporary American education in the multipart unscripted documentary series “America to Me".

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    • 2 Minutes
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