Investigation Discovery’s Injustice Files Returns with ‘Sundown Towns’

On the latest installment of Investigation Discovery’s Injustice Files documentary filmmaker Keith Beuachamp explores “sundown towns” – communities in America that didn’t allow African American people to live there or even be present once the sun went down. Tonight at 8PM ET/PT on Injustice Files: Sundown Towns, Beauchamp will visit three historic sundown towns in Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio. Beauchamp explains that sundown towns are largely a northern phenomenon born…

Injustice Files: Hood of Suspicion Details Cases of Racial Profiling

Last February, the nation was gripped by the case of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed, hooded-sweatshirt clad teenager who was killed by a self-appointed neighborhood watchmen in his Florida housing development. The details of the interaction remain hazy, but the call for justice was clear: the public wanted to know what happened, with speculation of racial motivations for this seemingly senseless killing. Tonight, on Investigation Discovery’s  Injustice Files: Hood of Suspicion,…

ID Brings Racial Equality Discussions to DC, New York

On Tuesday, Investigation Discovery debuted documentary film, ID Films: March to Justice, reflecting on our nation’s ongoing pursuit of racial equality. The event, held at The Newseum in Washington, D.C., also featured a panel discussion following the film’s premiere, with Kerry Kennedy, president of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and daughter of former U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, John Seigenthaler, First Amendment Center founder…

That’s a Wrap! Discovery Communications’s Presentations at TCA Winter 2013

On Saturday, January 5, Discovery Communications presented some of its upcoming programming at the Television Critics Association Winter 2013 Press Tour in Pasadena, CA, including Animal Planet’s Rhino Wars, Science Channel’s Stuff You Should Know and Discovery Channel’s  The President’s Gatekeepers.  Kicking off the morning with a little bacon brittle, courtesy of Destination America’s United States of Bacon, the room took in some of Discovery’s upcoming shows, with topics ranging from alien hand…

Discovery Communications Brings New Programming to TCA

Today, Discovery Communications will unveil some of its upcoming programming at the Television Critics Association Winter 2013 Press Tour in Pasadena, CA. Television critics from across the country are preparing to hear the presentations from Discovery networks Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery, Velocity, Science Channel and OWN. You can read all the news by clicking on the links below and follow @DiscoveryComm and #TCA13 on Twitter for live updates from the Tour.…

Investigation Discovery Debuts ‘The Injustice Files: At the End of a Rope’ Tonight

Tonight, investigative filmmaker Keith Beauchamp returns to Investigation Discovery to examine shocking tales of suspected modern-day lynchings in the United States. Often associated with an earlier era of racial prejudice and all-to-common hate crimes, The Injustice Files: At the End of a Rope looks at four mysterious hanging deaths, all ruled suicides, but that many believe were deliberate murders. Beauchamp believes the newest installment of The Injustice Files will be…

Investigation Discovery Opens ‘The Injustice Files’ on Friday

In February 2007, the FBI officially launched a new investigative effort called the Civil Rights-Era Cold Case Initiative, tasked with taking a fresh look at racially-motivated homicide investigations that occurred prior to 1970. Since then, over 100 cold cases have been identified for this initiative. To bring attention to these important investigations, critically-acclaimed documentary filmmaker Keith Beauchamp combs through records, interviews family members, witnesses and investigators, and pieces together the…