Black Kungfu Experience

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THE BLACK KUNGFU EXPERIENCE introduces kungfu's African-American pioneers, men who challenged convention and overturned preconceived notions while mastering the ancient art. The four martial artists profiled include Ron Van Clief, an ex-Marine and Vietnam veteran who starred in more than 40 kungfu films and earned the nickname "Black Dragon" from Bruce Lee. Their compelling stories illustrate how kungfu began as - and remains - a unique crucible of the black experience. In particular, kungfu's themes of the underdog triumphing against the odds resonated in black communities across the United States.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
2/11/2013
11 p.m.
2/16/2013
4 p.m.
2/18/2014
8 p.m.
2/19/2014
2 a.m.
2/23/2014
2 p.m.
2/24/2014
1 a.m.
2/25/2014
2 p.m.
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