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Charlotte Forten's Mission
"Effectively introduces the regional, moral, and economic perspectives brought to bear on (post Civil War) Reconstruction." - Booklist
As part of President Lincoln's "great experiment," a young black woman journeyed south seeking to give newly freed black children a decent education and the chance for a better life. A true story.
Stars Melba Moore
Native Son
"Shattering " - Los Angeles Times
Richard Wright's explosive story of a young poverty-stricken black man who accidentally kills his employer's daughter, which unleashes a savage manhunt fueled by racial hatred. (1986)
Stars Oprah Winfrey, Matt Dillon and Geraldine Page
Cry the Beloved Country
"****" - N.Y. Daily News
"***1/2. " - Leonard Maltin
Apartheid. Two fathers, one black, one white, living on opposite sides of that word. Adapted by Alan Paton from his acclaimed novel. (1951)
Stars Sidney Poitier and Canada Lee
To Be Young, Gifted and Black
When "A Raisin in the Sun" opened on Broadway, the world of literature had found an exciting new voice, a uniquely gifted vision of one who left us so young, yet left us so enriched. This is the portrait of Lorraine Hansberry.
Stars Blythe Danner and Ruby Dee
Go Tell It On The Mountain
"A remarkable film. Powerful enough to lift us off the ground ' it soars! " - The Wall Street Journal
"This video is essential for all public library collections." - Library Journal
To be black in America. To seek both salvation and understanding in the journey of a family from the rural South to "big city" Harlem. From the celebrated James Baldwin novel.
Stars Paul Winfield, Alfre Woodard.
Solomon Northup's Odyssey
"This is a winning choice."
- Booklist
Solomon Northup would live a nightmare. He was kidnapped and carried off into slavery for twelve long years. A harrowing story, even more powerful because... this story is true.
Stars Avery Brooks

"An elegant portrait of an inspiring, creatively gifted role model." - Booklist
"Highly Recommended. Editor's Choice." - Video Librarian
Within his fleeting images are pictures of a nation, strong and weak, black and white, rich and poor, and the words of a man whose fascinating life journey achieved an unique personal vision.
A Raisin in the Sun
"****" - Chicago Sun Times
Danny Glover stars in this highly acclaimed adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry's Award- winning play about the dreams and often unforgiving reality of a Black family's life in Chicago. (1988)

Three outstanding theatrical films :
Alan Paton's "Cry the Beloved Country",
James Baldwin's
"Go Tell it on the Mountain",
Richard Wright's "Native Son."


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