The story of NAACP’s Medgar Evers civil rights work in Mississippi & his murder in 1963 is powerfully depicted.
Easter & Ralph Abernathy
Yesterday my Palm Sunday sermon “What a Week: From Joy to Anguish to Victory” was better received than any I’ve preached at Bond Hill PC, mainly due to my use of something written by Ralph Abernathy in 1968 at this time of the church year. While reading a wonderful book FREEDOM DAYS I came across …
Freedom Song (2000)
A black Mississippi faher tries to revent his eager son from participating in SNCC-led Civil Rights freedom demonstrations in the early 1960s.
This made-for-TV miniseries is a good, solid introduction to Dr. King’s life, and it’s available from Amazon and Netflix. CLICK on the film’s title to read my entire review.
The story of Dr. Luther King and the many brave men & women who engaged in the Montgomery Bus Boycott is told in great detail.
The LONG WALK HOME (1990)
The impact of the Montgomery Bus Boycott is depicted through the experience of Odessa, a maid who works across town for a white family. Her influence on the wife upends her employers’ family.
Lee Daniels’ The Butler
Black Cecil Gaines, serving as a butler at the White House, endures racism but sees the growing civil rights movement advance the status of his