Eyes on the Prize, famed civil rights documentary series, is back on DVD and Youtube

Eyes on the Prize is a famed documentary series on the civil rights movement that all but disappeared because of trouble clearing the copyrights to clips of leaders like Martin Luther King for the reissue. Nearly ten years ago, a civil disobedience campaign brought attention to society's loss as a result of this series no longer being available for home and classroom use, and the resulting furore brought the intransigent rightsholders back to the bargaining table, and this indispensable video back from the dead — you can even buy it on DVD now.

The entire series is also viewable you Youtube, on Donnie Mossberg's channel.

Eyes on the Prize

(via Kottke)