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UPCOMING: 'The Birth of a Nation' at the Film Forum, NYC

See a special showing of ‘The Birth of a Nation’ on Monday, March 2nd, at the Film Forum. What makes the event so special? Don Perry, author of  111 more words

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PopPolitics: What 'McFarland USA' Says About Immigration; 'Birth of a Nation' at 100 (Listen)

“McFarland USA,” opening this weekend, is a sports movie, but director Niki Caro suggests that its storyline is especially timely given the current debate over immigration. 738 more words

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Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory: The Undying Racism of the Lost Cause

My friends this is the final section of my Gettysburg text chapter dealing with the religious, ideological and racial component of the American Civil War. My hope is that as you read it you will see that those parts of history which make us uncomfortable, and that some politicians, preachers and pundits say no longer exist, are still pervasive in our society. 356 more words

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This incredibly racist film was the first movie ever to screen at the White House

Last month President Obama welcomed the film Selma into the White House – a first-family showing that, as it happens, occurred a century after the first-ever screening of a movie inside the White House. 1,080 more words

20th Century African American Cinema Stereotypes & Donald Bogle: A Series

Part Two:  Pre Civil Rights Hollywood Cinema

‘One of the greatest disappointments at this end of the 20th century has been the regression of the human race into ethnic factions.

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