The murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in MS in 1955 sparks outrage leading to the C-R Movement, thanks to his determined mother Mamie.
GHOSTS OF MISSISSIPPI (1996)
True story of how a white Miss.D.A. & the widow of slain NAACP leader Medgar Evers finally brought the murderer to justice years later.
American Experience: The Voice of Freedom (2021)
Concert singer Marian Anderson’s story, from her childhood church singing through her rejection that led to her famous Lincoln Memorial Concert through the Civil Rights era.
Ruby Bridges (1998)
TThe story of 6-year-old Ruby who integrated an all-White New Orleans school. aided by her mother of faith, a famous, psychiatrist, a kind White teacher, & the support of her church & community.
The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
When Rosa Parks, sec. of the local NAACP, refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man, her arrest galvanizes Montgomery’s blacks, led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to boycott the buses.
FOR US THE LIVING: The Medgar Evers Story (1983)
The story of NAACP’s Medgar Evers civil rights work in Mississippi & his murder in 1963 is powerfully depicted.