Eyes on the Prize II : America At The Crossroads: Episodes 8 Back To The Movement 1979-83
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Discusses the state of affairs in the American black community. In Miami, a sense of helplessness leads to a major riot on the district of Liberty City. Meanwhile, in Chicago, Harold Washington is elected the first black mayor, and blacks feel supported and optimistic.
When Eyes on the Prize premiered in 1987, The Los Angeles Times called it ""an exhaustive documentary that shouldn't be missed."" The series went on to win six Emmys and numerous other awards, including an Academy Award nomination, the George Foster Peabody Award, and the top duPont-Columbia award for excellence in broadcast journalism.