Veteran television producer CB Hackworth of Smokerise Entertainment produces the Emmy-winning Andrew Young Presents documentary series in support of the Andrew Young Foundation. With Young serving as a producer, writer and narrator, Hackworth has produced twenty-three one-hour presentations featuring the American Civil Rights Movement, Africa, and other themes. This on-going, nationally-syndicated series of quarterly TV specials airs in more than 80 percent of the U.S. market and is also distributed internationally via the American Forces Network, reaching 175 countries around the world.
Q1 – “The Whirlwinds of Revolt”
A powerful look at the early days of the modern civil rights movement including how Andrew Young joined forces with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Q2 – “Medicine Men”
Lessons from traditional healers in Africa are being studied by Western scientists at Morehouse Medical School, with remarkable results — the potential that herbal and other alternative treatments can be used to treat successfully conditions ranging from hypertension and diabetes to AIDS and Ebola.
Q3 – “Winning the Games!”
On the 20th anniversary of the Centennial Olympic Games, we interview Billy Payne and other Atlanta movers and shakers who, along with Ambassador Young, recall this transformative event and reveal, for the first time, the true story of how we got the Olympic bid and how it ultimately revitalized the city’s entire downtown area.
Q4 – “Untitled Chicago Project”
Few people are aware of the SCLC’s participation in a Civil Rights Movement in Chicago and the north. This is a critical “missing chapter” in our effort to chronicle the movement, as told by Andrew Young.