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Say Brother, The African Artist
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directed by Conrad White, fl. 1974; produced by Marita Rivero, fl. 1972, WGBH Boston Video; interview by Marita Rivero, fl. 1972, in Say Brother (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston Video), 29 mins
Program focuses on the painting of Gambian artist Momodou Ceesay, painting instructor at the Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts and at Roxbury Community College. Host Marita Rivero speaks with Ceesay about what we can expect from art and its function is, his ideas and techniques (which are often inspired by children's...
directed by Conrad White, fl. 1974; produced by Marita Rivero, fl. 1972, WGBH Boston Video; interview by Marita Rivero, fl. 1972, in Say Brother (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston Video), 29 mins
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Are We Different?
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produced by John Arthos (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 32 mins
A tacit code of silence on matters of race perpetuates divisions. Are We Different? gives voice to African-American students around the country as they articulate issues of race, racism and race relations. It uncovers subjects that are generally taboo or difficult to express. The discussion ranges from whether sty...
produced by John Arthos (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 32 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Billy Taylor Segments: Charlie Parker's 'Confirmation'
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composed by Charlie Parker, 1920-1955; conducted by Billy Taylor, 1921-2010; produced by Tony Brown Productions, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1980), 5 mins
This video is a performance segment by Billy Taylor and his orchestra from the TV series Tony Brown's Journal. The segment has a short introduction by Taylor to the composition by Charlie Parker that the orchestra plays.
composed by Charlie Parker, 1920-1955; conducted by Billy Taylor, 1921-2010; produced by Tony Brown Productions, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1980), 5 mins
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Birthright: A Story of the Negro - and the South
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directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Alice B. Russell, 1892-1984 and Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 14 mins

This collection of the works of America's legendary first African-American filmmakers is the only one of its kind.

This film, directed by Oscar Micheaux, is about an African American Harvard graduate who returns home to the South and confronts racism.

directed by Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951; produced by Alice B. Russell, 1892-1984 and Oscar Micheaux, 1884-1951, Micheaux Film (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 2016), 1 hour 14 mins
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Black American Experience, Famous Activists: Paul Robeson & Richard Wright
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directed by Rex Barnett, fl. 1990; produced by Rex Barnett, fl. 1990, in Black American Experience (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 1995), 1 hour 26 mins
Paul Robeson: One of the most talented performers of his time and a dedicated humanitarian who ultimately sacrificed fame and fortune for what he believed in. Richard Wright: A major influence on world literature and politics, who brought the Black Experience to the forefront of social discourse.
directed by Rex Barnett, fl. 1990; produced by Rex Barnett, fl. 1990, in Black American Experience (Los Angeles, CA - Venice: TMW Media Group, 1995), 1 hour 26 mins
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Black Theater: The Making of a Movement
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directed by Woodie King, Jr., 1937-; produced by Woodie King, Jr., 1937- (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1978), 1 hour 50 mins
Black Theatre: The Making of a Movement documents the birth of a new theatre out of the Civil Rights activism of the 1950s, '60s and '70s. It is a veritable video encyclopedia of the leading figures, institutions and events of a movement that transformed the American stage. Amiri Baraka, Ossie Davis, James Earl J...
directed by Woodie King, Jr., 1937-; produced by Woodie King, Jr., 1937- (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1978), 1 hour 50 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Can You Dig It? Black History Quiz (30 min) – Show 2
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produced by Tony Brown Productions, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1975), 6 mins
Drawing its questions from the wealth of information on the history and cultural heritage of Black Americans. 'Can You Dig It?' was the first (and only ?) African-American quiz show on national television. This episode features contestants Richard Press and Jacqueline Chapman.
produced by Tony Brown Productions, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1975), 6 mins
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The End of Silence Legacy Tour
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2 hours 2 mins
This music performance, featuring the rap group The Fugitive, is a legacy tour about the Black Panther Party's history with interspersed footage featuring David Hilliard and Bobby Seale.
2 hours 2 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, From the Library of Black History, Black Hollywood
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1989), 29 mins
Before Denzel and Halle won the Oscar. Before Jamie Foxx riveted audiences with his spot-on portrayal of Ray Charles, there was a time when Black actors and actresses were limited in what they could portray in motion pictures. In many roles they were reduced to subservient roles such as maids, cooks and nannies. B...
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1989), 29 mins
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Furious Flower, 2, Warriors
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directed by John L. Hodges, Jr.; produced by Judith McCray, in Furious Flower, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1998), 1 hour 52 mins
VIDEO VOLUME II: WARRIORS (114 Minutes) Amiri Baraka with Askia M. Touré Haki R. Madhubuti with Sonia Sanchez Kalamu ya Salaam with Everett Hoagland Sonia Sanchez with Lorenzo Thomas Eugene Redmond with Jabari Asim Nikki Giovanni with Virginia Fowler The Black Arts Movement swept through the 1960's as the lieter...
directed by John L. Hodges, Jr.; produced by Judith McCray, in Furious Flower, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1998), 1 hour 52 mins
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