Raoul Peck uses an unpublished James Baldwin work as his guide & script, enriched by archival clips & interviews, to expose racism in the US.
Spanning several decades, this is a doomed love story of a Black jazz singer & a woman able to pass as white in a racist society.
Irene’s upper-class life is set into turmoil when after years she is re-united with her friend Clare who has married, passing as white,
An Afro-German girl in Nazi Germany facing scorn, yet loved by a Hitler Youth, is sent to a labor camp after protective her mother is arrested.
Spike Lee has a ball in this show biz satire in which a TV network greenlights a minstrel show filled with terrible racial stereotypes–the plot borrowed from The Producers.
A girl, blinded by her mother 13 years earlier, is befriended by a kind man when they meet in a park. He is black, so the racist mother tries to keep them apart.
Before MLK was pastor at the Dexter Ave. Baptist Ch. there was an even more fiery preacher who prepared the way for him, Vernon Johns, a champion of justice.
I’m still trying to record the happenings of the first day in Shaw! Note that current reflections/comments are in blue print. After we arrived, we were taken to the one house where baths are available – once a week. While a couple of the men were bathing,we sat around and got acquainted. Doug Mann is a …
True story of an Af-Am doctor & wife who were light-skinned enough to “pass as whites” in a small New England town back in the the 1st half of 20th century.