Membership Card
Support PBS SoCal by becoming a member today.
Other Ways to Give Card
Discover all the ways you can make a difference.
Connect with Our Team Card
The Leadership, Advancement, Membership and Special Events teams are here to help.
PBS American Portrait

Saving Ancestral Land From Auction

Dwight is of Gullah heritage, descendants of West African enslaved people who have preserved their culture along the southeastern coastal United States. But with property taxes increasing due to predatory development and intensifying gentrification, Dwight must come up with the money to pay his tax bill or his family's ancestral land will be sold at county tax auction.

Read more
Support Provided By
Full Episodes
"I Rise"
Episode
54:51
PBS American Portrait

PBS American Portrait: "I Rise"

First-person stories take you inside the movement for an antiracist future.
Season 1 Episode 4
"I Keep"
Episode
54:52
PBS American Portrait

"I Keep"

Across America, people film themselves as they try to preserve or change traditions.
Season 1 Episode 3
"I Work"
Episode
54:50
PBS American Portrait

"I Work"

Everyday people share self-shot stories about their jobs and what it means to work.
Season 1 Episode 2
"I Dream"
Episode
54:49
PBS American Portrait

"I Dream"

Self-shot stories reveal the meaning of the American dream and what it means to pursue it.
Season 1 Episode 1
Active loading indicator