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Black Atlantic: On the Orixas Route
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directed by Barbieri Renato (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 8 mins
The waters of the Atlantic brought the slaves from Africa to Brazil, their bodies in chains but their souls inexorably tied to mother Africa. This Brazilian- made film takes us to both shores, to show how spiritual life, dance and song came with the captive people and took root in the new soil. Among the many trad...
directed by Barbieri Renato (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001), 1 hour 8 mins
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The Color of Justice
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directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1970), 24 mins
Throughout our history, the African American's struggle for freedom has been linked to decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court. This documentary recounts the long and troubled judicial journey from the Dred Scott Decision in 1857 to Brown vs. the Board of Education in 1954.
directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1970), 24 mins
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Immigrant from America
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directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 21 mins
Unlike every other immigrant to America, the Black African came to a land of bondage, not freedom. This provocative film explores how the African American has used education, economic strength, and political power to overcome a legacy of racist obstacles.
directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 21 mins
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Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property
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directed by Charles Burnett, 1944-; produced by Frank Christopher, fl. 1980-2014 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2002), 58 mins
Nat Turner's slave rebellion is a watershed event in America's long and troubled history of slavery and racial conflict. Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property tells the story of that violent confrontation and of the ways that story has been continuously re-told during the years since 1831. It is a film about a critic...
directed by Charles Burnett, 1944-; produced by Frank Christopher, fl. 1980-2014 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2002), 58 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Slavery: America's Main Historical Event
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directed by Wally Ashby, fl. 1989-2016; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2005), 26 mins
This 2005 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion of slavery with social historian Anne C. Bailey.
directed by Wally Ashby, fl. 1989-2016; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, Tony Brown Productions; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 2005), 26 mins
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A Son of Africa
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directed by Alrick Riley (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1996), 29 mins
The Interesting Narration of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa the African was the first influential slave autobiography. It caused a sensation when published in 1789, fueling a growing anti-slavery movement in the U.S. and England. This BBC production employs dramatic reconstruction, archival materia...
directed by Alrick Riley (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1996), 29 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Thank God, Part 1
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directed by Tony Brown, 1933-; produced by Sheryl J. Cannady, fl. 1985-2012, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1985), 28 mins
“The music of the black religious experience,” contends Tony Brown, host of the televised “Journal” that bears his name, “is the primary root of all music born in the United States.”
directed by Tony Brown, 1933-; produced by Sheryl J. Cannady, fl. 1985-2012, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1985), 28 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Thank God, Part 2
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directed by Tony Brown, 1933-; produced by Sheryl J. Cannady, fl. 1985-2012, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1985), 28 mins
“The music of the black religious experience,” contends Tony Brown, host of the televised “Journal” that bears his name, “is the primary root of all music born in the United States.”
directed by Tony Brown, 1933-; produced by Sheryl J. Cannady, fl. 1985-2012, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1985), 28 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, Does America Owe Blacks for Slavery?
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directed by Bob Morris, fl. 1972-2000, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1989), 27 mins
This panel discussion, directed by Bob Morris, discusses whether or not America owes blacks for slavery.
directed by Bob Morris, fl. 1972-2000, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1989), 27 mins
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Angola 3: Black Panthers And The Last Slave Plantation
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directed by Jimmy O'Halligan, fl. 2008; composed by Truth Universal, fl. 2008; produced by Ann Harkness, fl. 2008-2011 and Scott Crow, 1967- (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2008), 1 hour 49 mins
This documentary by Jimmy O'Halligan tells the gripping story of Robert King Wilkerson, Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox, men who have endured solitary confinement longer then any known living prisoner in the United States. Politicized through contact with the Black Panther Party while inside Louisiana's prisons,...
directed by Jimmy O'Halligan, fl. 2008; composed by Truth Universal, fl. 2008; produced by Ann Harkness, fl. 2008-2011 and Scott Crow, 1967- (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2008), 1 hour 49 mins
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