The story behind the 1963 March on Washington is well-told, including the frank depiction of the genius leading its planning, Bayard Rustin.
The story of how NAACP lawyers planned their suit against segregated schools & how Supreme Court justices debated it among themselves.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The story of NAACP’s Medgar Evers civil rights work in Mississippi & his murder in 1963 is powerfully depicted.