CPB Diversity Fund distributes $6M


The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, through its Diversity Fund, has
given $6 million to 12 TV-related projects that focus on America's culture and

'Through these projects, new and returning viewers will explore both the
richness of our diversity and the culture and historical factors that unite us
as Americans,' president and CEO Robert Coonrod said.

The 12 winners were selected out of 80 applicants. They are:

\u0007 Matters of Race, from Roja Productions in New York;

\u0007 The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, from Quest Productions/Videoline/WNET
New York;

\u0007 American Socrates: The Life of Bayard Rustin, from Question Why
Films in Berkeley, Calif.;

\u0007 Asian American Odyssey, from the National Asian American
Telecommunications Association in San Francisco;

\u0007 Race Is the Place, from Paradigm Productions in Berkeley,

\u0007 Sound Check, from independent producers in New York;

\u0007 The Journey Home, from WETA in Arlington, Va.;

\u0007 Race-The Genealogy of an Illusion, from California Newsreel in San

\u0007 The Meaning of Food, from Pie in the Sky Productions in Seattle;

\u0007 Visiones-Latino Art and Culture, from Galan Inc. Television and Film
in Austin, Texas;

\u0007 Diverse Voices Project, from P.O.V./American Documentary Inc. in New
York; and

\u0007 Holo Mai Pele Outreach, from Pacific Islanders in Communications in