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.
Drawing on his own experience Steve McQueen tells the story of a Black boy victimized by the British racist educational system designed to weed out minority students.
The true story of London Bobbie Leroy Logan who as the first Black recruit fought against the racism of the London Metropolitan Police establishment.
The racism of the London police trigger an uprising of London’s West Indian Community when the cops continually raid their beloved Mangrove Cafe.
Members of 2 Little League who played the South’s first BB game in 1955 meet & reflect on that game & the race situation then and now.
The early days of country/blues singer Huddie Ledbetter, from leaving home to playing in night spots through his several incarcerations to his “discovery” by John Lomax.
A documentary about a Black wife raising 6 children & running her business while working long hours to get the 60-year sentence of her imprisoned husband reduced.
A racist film, typical of its time, wherein Blacks play subservient roles, but redeemed by the music of Louis Armstrong & Billy Holiday (her only feature film!).
Jay is distrusted by old friends when he returns from LA to make a film about the neighborhood, which is undergoing Gentifrication.
Presbyterian pastor, film critic Edward McNulty recommends seeing or re-visiting these thoughtful films by Mike Ferguson | Presbyterian News Service The Rev. Dr. Edward McNulty has compiled a list of 10 thoughtful films that deal with the sin of structural racism. LOUISVILLE — The Rev. Dr. Edward McNulty, a Presbyterian pastor and film critic, has …