In the third episode of PBS American Portrait, people film themselves as they try to preserve or change traditions in their lives and communities. From struggles to protect culture to eliminating toxic legacies, it’s an intimate look at the practices we’ve inherited and the ones we’ll pass on.
People Share Their Faith-Based Traditions
People around the country share stories of preserving their faith-based traditions.
Saving Ancestral Land From Auction
Dwight must find a way to pay his taxes or see his family’s ancestral land auctioned off.
Advocating To Change A School Mascot
Yolonda works with students to rid a Texas school of its offensive Native American mascot.
People Explain What Sports Mean To Them
People around the country share how sports traditions have played a role in their lives.
A Small Business In Chinatown Copes With COVID-19
A small business in Chinatown is hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A College Student Advocates For Abolishing Greek Life
Zena shares her frustrations with the Greek life at her school.