29 Days Of Black History – Day 14: A Raisin In The Sun

Release Date:  3/29/61 – New York City premiere Genre:  Drama Black & White Rating:  NR Director:  Daniel Petrie Studio(s):  Columbia Pictures Running Time:  128 mins. Cast:   Sidney Poitier (Walter Lee Younger), Ruby Dee (Ruth Younger), Claudia McNeil (Lena Younger), Diana Sands (Beneatha Younger), Stephen Perry (Travis Younger), John Fiedler (Mark Lindner), Ivan Dixon (Joseph Asagai),…

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29 Days of Black History – Day 13: And The Children Shall Lead

Release Date:  1/14/85; TV Movie Genre:   Drama/Family Rating:  NR Director:  Michael Pressman Studio(s):   Bonneville Entertainment Running Time:  58 mins. Cast:  Danny Glover (William), Pam Potillo (Rachel Henderson), LeVar Burton (Glenn Scott), Denise Nicholas (Mother), Andrew Prine (Sheriff Connelly), Prentiss Jackson (Kevin), Whitman Mayo (Reverend Wilson), Jamilla Perry (Little Girl), Amanda Peterson (Jenny), Beah Richards (Miss…

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29 Days Of Black History – Day 12: Malcolm X

Release Date:  11/18/92 – Theatrical Release Date Genre:  Drama/Biography Rating:  PG-13 Director:  Spike Lee Studio(s):   Largo International N.V., JVC Entertainment Networks, 40 Acres & A Mule Filmworks, Warner Bros. Running Time:  202 mins. Cast:  Denzel Washington (Malcolm X/Malcolm Little), Angela Bassett (Betty Shabazz), Albert Hall (Baines), Al Freeman, Jr. (Elijah Muhammad), Delroy Lindo (West Indian…

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29 Days Of Black History – Day 11: Boycott

Release Date:  2/20/01; TV Movie (HBO) Genre:  Drama/Based on Actual Events Rating:  PG Director:  Clark Johnson Studio(s):   HBO Films, Norman Twain Productions, Shelby Stone Productions Running Time:   113 mins. Cast:  Jeffrey Wright (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), Terrence Howard (Ralph Abernathy), CCH Pounder (Jo Ann Robinson), Carmen Ejogo (Coretta Scott King), Reg E. Cathey (E.D.…

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29 Days Of Black History – Day 10: Mudbound

Release Date:   1/21/17 – Sundance Film Festival; 11/17/17 – Netflix Genre:   Drama Rating:  R Director:  Dee Rees Studio(s):   Armory Films, ArtImage Entertainment, Black Bear Pictures, Elevated Films (II), MACRO, MMC Joule Films, Zeal Media, Netflix. Running Time:  134 mins. Cast:  Jason Mitchell as Ronsel Jackson, Mary J. Blige as Florence Jackson, Jason Clarke as Henry…

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29 Days Of Black History-Day 9: The Tuskegee Airmen

Release Date:   8/26/95; TV Movie (HBO) Genre:  Drama/Historical Rating:  PG-13 Director:  Robert Markowitz Studio(s):  HBO Films, Price Entertainment Running Time:  106 mins. Cast:  Laurence Fishburne (Capt. Hannibal “Iowa” Lee, Jr.), Allen Payne (Cadet Walter Peoples), Malcolm-Jamal Warner (Lt. Leroy Cappy), Courtney B. Vance (2ndLt. Glenn), Andre Braugher (Col. Benjamin O. Davis Jr.), Christopher McDonald (Maj. Sherman Joy),…

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