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Celebrating Juneteenth and Father's Day

As Father's Day and Juneteenth coincide this year, it provides  TheArchive  an opportunity to feature our favorite content celebrating black fathers. We start with a  A Fight for Jenny , where we meet Kelsey and her new husband as they fight against her racist ex-boyfriend who attempts to sue for full custody of their young daughter. Now Kelsey and her husband must battle injustice to get her back. A Fight for Jenny stars father of 11, Philip Michael Thomas along with Lesley Ann Warren and Jean Smart. In On the Streets of L.A. an estranged father and son are paroled from the same maximum-security prison with one unusual condition, they must become roommates and are forced to depend on each other. Emmy winning Georg Stanford Brown and father of three directs Louis Gossett Jr., Blair Underwood, and Rae Dawn Chong. In  Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story , we see Natalie Cole wrestle with the legacy of her father the late great Nat King Cole and the "unforgettable"

Juneteenth and Harriet Tubman

Frederick Douglass wrote a letter to Harriet Tubman and said the following:  "The midnight sky and the silent stars have been the witnesses of your devotion to freedom and of your heroism…I know of no one who has willingly encountered more perils and hardships to serve our enslaved people than you have."  We are spotlighting the true story of an incredible American hero who changed the world and whose influence continues to do so today. TheArchive proudly presents A Woman Called Moses , the seminal miniseries honoring the life of Harriett Tubman who summoned the strength and indomitable will to defy and overcome a tyrannous system.  Debuting in 1978, A Woman Called Moses was produced as a television miniseries and based on the life of Harriet Tubman, the escaped slave who organized the infamous Underground Railroad, ultimately leading scores from enslavement to freedom.  Emmy, Tony, and Oscar-Winning Cicely Tyson delivers a tour de force performance as Tubman. The legendary