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Tired of being a preacher's daughter and longing to experience more of life, 20-something Angie King strikes out on her own for the very first time and joins a traveling gospel show. She soon discovers life on the road is tough but fears going home with nothing to show for herself, or worse, to a fa
Dramatic account of the grass-roots civil rights movement in a small Mississippi town in 1959. Focuses on a couple under government scrutiny for their activist stance against the Jim Crow laws and their teenage son who is becoming an activist. Inspired by the arrival of an organizer of the Student N
Five schoolgirls who witnessed a murder 16 years ago are again haunted by the crime.
Television movie updating Charles Dickens' story, "A Christmas Carol." Businesswoman Ebenita Scrooge treats her employees and customers poorly. She has no time for Christmas or the holiday spirit. On Christmas Eve, she is visited by the ghost of her dead partner Maude Marley and then by other spirit
Shortly after midnight on June 12, 1963, an assassin''s bullet ended the life of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, the first field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the state of Mississippi. His killer was white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith, who was released after two trials in 1963 ended in hung juries. Nearly thirty-one years would pass before justice would make its peace with Medgar Evers. After he is assigned to reopen the case, Assistant District Attorney Bobby DeLaughter enlists the aid of investigators Charlie Crisco and Benny Bennett in uncovering evidence once thought impossible to reclaim. Throughout a journey filled with self-doubt and public criticism, he pursues not only justice for Medgar and Myrlie, his victimized widow, but also proof that Mississippi can change for the better as well.
Adaptation of three short stories by black writers, Maya Angelou, Richard Wright and John Henrik Clarke. In "Long Black Song," set in 1938, a Southern cotton farmer discovers that his wife has had an affair with a white salesman. In "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black," set in 1948, an elementary scho
Old ways die hard... and even now in the fast-changing American South, some old ways die harder than others. It's the lesson learned by Carl Lee Hailey, a Mississippi factory worker, when his ten-year-old daughter is brutally assaulted by two racist thugs on a drunken spree. It's the lesson learned by eager young lawyer Jake Brigance, called upon to defend Carl Lee in court after Hailey shoots both men in an act of passionate retribution for the shattered innocence of his little girl. And it's the lesson learned by Ellen Roark, an energetic, ambitious and razor-sharp Boston-born law student at "Ole Miss." As Jake fights to defend Carl Lee, his own life and the safety of his family and colleagues become increasingly jeopardized. And now, as a full-scale conflagration simmers just below the surface and threatens to explode in this small, Southern community, Jake and Carl Lee must find a way to transcend their fundamental differences and work together for the same cause... equal justice.
Berkeley graduate student Finn is spending the summer at the home of her grandmother, Hy, and great aunt, Glady Joe. Surrounded by orange groves in Grasse, California, her grandmother's house is a quiet haven where Finn intends to actually finish her latest thesis, this one on the rituals of women's
Set in the 1950s, a New York African-American housekeeper becomes a reluctant accessory to a crime, and is unjustly accused of kidnapping her young white charge when she and the boy suddenly disappear.
Music legend Tina Turner tries to deal with the abusive husband who made her a star.
Three young friends, recent graduates of West Point, become enemies during the Civil War.
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Anthony Curtis is a bright 18-year-old from the Bronx who, in 1968, is stepping into manhood. Choosing not to immediately enroll in college, Anthony decides to leave his mentor Kirby, girlfriend Juanita Benson and her sister Delilah, to enlist in the Marine Corps. His buddy Skip and friend Jose soon join him. It is 1972 when Anthony returns to his neighborhood, only to discover that he is not treated as a hero. Though for a while he manages a part-time job in a butcher''s shop, Anthony, with his girlfriend Juanita, who bore his daughter shortly after he enlisted, is living in an infested South Bronx apartment, barely making ends meet. Afforded little respect, and eventually unemployed and desperate, Anthony feels he has no alternative but to take part in a scheme to obtain some "dead presidents"--a slang term for cash. He believes that one well-executed score will secure a chance at a better life for himself, for his daughter and for the people of his community.
Annual broadcast of the NAACP Image Awards, which honors positive portrayals of African-Americans in the areas of television, film and music.
Reenactments of the stories of three police officers who go beyond the call of duty in serving the citizens of their jurisdictions. Officer Thomas Porter of Jersey City is attacked by an unruly crowd after he attempted to break up a street fight. Patrolman Zane Schuberger of Kansas City, Kansas, pur
A special combining comedy, drama, music, animation and real-life vignettes and stressing the importance of parents becoming involved in their children's math education.
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
Cast (TV Mini-Series)
A retelling of the classic Hans Christian Anderson story, "The Steadfast Tin Soldier." A one-legged toy soldier goes on a larger-than-life adventure in order to win the heart of a beloved toy dancer.
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