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1. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights (2013)

55 min | Documentary

7.7
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Whitney Young was one of the most celebrated and controversial leaders of the civil rights era. As head of the National Urban League, he fought for the rights of thousands but was often criticized by the very people he was trying to help.

Directors: Taylor Hamilton, Christine Khalafian | Stars: Amiri Baraka, Julian Bond, Bonnie Boswell, Ramsay Clark

Votes: 17

2. For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots (2010 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.0
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A two-part, four-hour documentary series honoring African-American servicemen and women.

Director: Frank Martin | Stars: Halle Berry, Avery Brooks, Colin Powell, John Amos

Votes: 66

3. Three Days to Vegas (2007)

PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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Four grumpy old men go on a road trip from their retired life in Florida to the excitement of Las Vegas in order to stop one of their daughters from marrying the wrong guy.

Director: Charlie Picerni | Stars: Peter Falk, Rip Torn, George Segal, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 251

4. Unstoppable: Conversation with Melvin Van Peebles, Gordon Parks, and Ossie Davis (2005 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.6
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Director: J. Gregory Lewis | Stars: Ruby Dee, Nelson George, Julie Dash, Reginald Hudlin

Votes: 8

5. By Any Means Necessary: The Making of 'Malcolm X' (2005 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

5.6
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Director: Gary Leva | Stars: Ossie Davis, Ernest R. Dickerson, James Earl Jones, Spike Lee

Votes: 17

6. Character Studies (2005– )

Drama

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Stars: Eric Stoltz, Ruby Dee, Phylicia Rashad, Mark Brokaw

7. The History Makers (2005 Video)

Documentary

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Directors: Nancy Oey, Prentice Sinclair Smith | Stars: James Avery, Ernie Banks, Bob Beamon, Lerone Bennett

8. Romare Bearden at the High (2005 TV Movie)

30 min | Biography

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A biographical portrait of the late American collage artist Romare Bearden, and the story of a remarkable exhibition mounted by the National Gallery of Art, which assembled a collection of privately-owned pieces for display.

Director: CB Hackworth | Stars: Ossie Davis, Charles S. Dutton, John Lewis, S. Epatha Merkerson

9. The Peace! DVD (2005 Video)

124 min | Documentary, War

7.3
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A tribute to the 21st Century Peace Movement featuring the thinkers, activists and leaders working to ensure a peaceful future.

Director: Gabriele Zamparini | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Noam Chomsky, Angela Davis, Ossie Davis

Votes: 31

10. The Civil Rights Movement (2005 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Greg Carson | Star: Ossie Davis

11. A Trumpet at the Walls of Jericho (2005)

Documentary

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Director: Michael Kirk | Stars: Keith David, Ossie Davis, Elew, Jeffrey Grover

12. The Struggle (2005 Video)

Reality-TV

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Director: Greg Carson | Star: Ossie Davis

13. Making of 'King' (2005 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Greg Carson | Stars: Ossie Davis, Abby Mann

14. Tavis Smiley (2004– )
Episode: Episode dated 21 February 2005 (2005)

Talk-Show

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Director: Jonathan X | Stars: Ossie Davis, Attallah Shabazz

15. The L Word (2004–2009)
Episode: L'Chaim (2005)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Bette reaches out to Tina as she and Kit decide to take her father home to Bette's house from the hospital for his final days. Meanwhile, Jenny struggles to compose herself after recalling ... See full summary »

Director: John Curran | Stars: Jennifer Beals, Erin Daniels, Leisha Hailey, Laurel Holloman

Votes: 129

16. The L Word (2004–2009)
Episode: Land Ahoy (2005)

TV-MA | 56 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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Dana, Alice, Shane, Carmen and Jenny take an eventful Olivia Cruise on a ship around the Caribbean. During it, Alice and Dana attempt to roll-play as characters from "the Love Boat" only to... See full summary »

Director: Tricia Brock | Stars: Jennifer Beals, Erin Daniels, Leisha Hailey, Laurel Holloman

Votes: 111

17. The L Word (2004–2009)
Episode: Loud & Proud (2005)

TV-MA | 48 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Dana is stunned when she learns a big secret about her younger brother, Howie, when he tags along with her and Alice at the annual Gay Pride Parade of 2005. Meanwhile, Mark tries to make ... See full summary »

Director: Rose Troche | Stars: Jennifer Beals, Erin Daniels, Leisha Hailey, Laurel Holloman

Votes: 107

18. Character Studies (2005– )
Episode: Ruth (2005)

Drama

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Stars: Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Starletta DuPois, John Fiedler

19. The L Word (2004–2009)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of lesbians living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loathe them.

Stars: Jennifer Beals, Leisha Hailey, Laurel Holloman, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 20,487

20. She Hate Me (2004)

R | 138 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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28 Metascore

Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci

Votes: 6,515 | Gross: $0.37M

21. Tavis Smiley (2004– )

30 min | Talk-Show

5.9
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A diverse panel of experts on various social, political, economic, and legal issues that are key to Detroit's turnaround.

Stars: Tavis Smiley, Cornel West, Bernie Sanders, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 281

22. Proud (2004)

PG | 87 min | Drama

5.8
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The true story of one of only two U.S. Navy ships that saw combat in World War II with African-American crews.

Director: Mary Pat Kelly | Stars: Reggie Austin, Vernel Bagneris, Marcus Chait, Michael Ciesla

Votes: 287

23. The Story Behind Baadasssss!: The Birth of Black Cinema (2004 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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A look at the making of Melvin Van Peebles' Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971) and Mario Van Peebles' Baadasssss! (2003).

Stars: Bill Cosby, Hubert Scales, John Singleton, Mario Van Peebles

Votes: 32

24. Emmy's Greatest Moments (2004 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.3
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Director: Gary Smith | Stars: Alan Alda, Jason Bateman, Carol Burnett, LeVar Burton

Votes: 18

25. Making of 'Bubba Ho-tep' (2004 Video)

48 min | Documentary

7.1
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The making of the motion picture "Bubba Ho-tep".

Stars: Brian Tyler, Don Coscarelli, Reggie Bannister, Howard Berger

Votes: 64

26. Macked, Hammered, Slaughtered and Shafted (2004)

92 min | Documentary

7.5
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Director: David F. Walker | Stars: Jim Brown, Mayme Clayton, Larry Cohen, D-Knowledge

Votes: 20

27. The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (2004 TV Movie)

120 min | Family

6.6
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Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Fantasia Barrino, Angela Bassett, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening

Votes: 59

28. Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem (2004 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.5
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Numerous celebrities pay tribute to the 70th anniversary of the famous Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York.

Stars: Yolanda Adams, Ashanti, Patti Austin, Shirley Caesar

Votes: 13

29. A Wealth of Wisdom (2004– )

News

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Stars: Malaika Adero, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Renee Poussaint

30. Book TV (1998– )
Episode: A Wealth of Wisdom (2004)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Malaika Adero, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Renee Poussaint

31. The L Word (2004–2009)
Episode: Lawfully (2004)

TV-MA | 53 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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Alice becomes more neurotic after her mother tells her about a 'tender moment' with Shane at a party the night before. Tim finally finds out about Jenny and Marina when he catches both of ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Minahan | Stars: Jennifer Beals, Erin Daniels, Leisha Hailey, Laurel Holloman

Votes: 151

32. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: Why Can't We Be a Family Again?/Downpour Resurfacing (2004)

Documentary

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Directors: Murray Nossel, Roger Weisberg | Stars: Ossie Davis, America Ferrera

33. Baadasssss! (2003)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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75 Metascore

Mario Van Peebles' half-documentary/half-homage to his father Melvin Van Peebles' movie Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971).

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Nia Long, Joy Bryant, Ossie Davis

Votes: 4,338 | Gross: $0.37M

34. Deacons for Defense (2003 TV Movie)

R | 78 min | Drama

7.0
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The words "Black Power" bring back memories of names like Stokely Carmichael, H. Rap Brown, and Eldridge Cleaver, but in Bogalusa, LA a group of harassed Afro-Americans had decided they'd ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Chris Britton, Jonathan Silverman, Ossie Davis

Votes: 341

35. Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property (2003)

58 min | Documentary

6.9
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The story and legacy of the enigmatic leader of the notorious 1831 homicidal slave revolt in Virginia, along with reviews of works about him, are explored; twentieth century civil rights discussed and cultural relativism mentioned.

Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Herbert Aptheker, Charles Burnett, Resharma Coleman, Ossie Davis

Votes: 72

36. Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives (2003)

75 min | Documentary

8.2
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Directors: Ed Bell, Thomas Lennon | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Michael Boatman, Roscoe Lee Browne

Votes: 195

37. Beah: A Black Woman Speaks (2003)

Documentary

9.0
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Director: LisaGay Hamilton | Stars: Beah Richards, Bill Cobbs, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

Votes: 64

38. XXI Century (2003– )

385 min | Documentary

8.6
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Stars: Curt Goering, Howard Zinn, Reed Brody, Noam Chomsky

Votes: 53

39. Spike Lee's '25th Hour': The Evolution of an American Filmmaker (2003 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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Spike Lee's filmmaking career is examined in this partial making-of for the film 25th Hour (2002). Interviews with cast members from this film and his past successes give us an idea what kind of dedicated person he truly is.

Director: Lorna Anozie | Stars: Spike Lee, Edward Norton, Martin Scorsese, Denzel Washington

Votes: 118

40. 2003 Trumpet Awards (2003 TV Special)

120 min

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Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

41. JAG (1995–2005)
Episode: Close Quarters (2003)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Sturgis helps a US submarine with 10 survivors of the sinking of a North Korean midget submarine, and Harm helps (as do Mac and the admiral) an underprivileged WW2-era Navy veteran with a legal problem. Harm stays in touch with Mattie.

Director: Bradford May | Stars: David James Elliott, Catherine Bell, Patrick Labyorteaux, John M. Jackson

Votes: 37

42. XXI Century (2003– )
Episode: War, Peace, and Patriotism (2003)

Documentary

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XXI Century examines the reality of war and interviews veteran David Cline about his experiences in Vietnam.

Director: Gabriele Zamparini | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Phyllis Bennis, Reed Brody, George W. Bush

43. Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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57 Metascore

Elvis and JFK, both alive and in a nursing home, fight for the souls of their fellow residents as they battle an ancient Egyptian Mummy.

Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis, Ella Joyce, Heidi Marnhout

Votes: 40,212

44. Presidio Med (2002–2003)

60 min | Drama

6.1
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In a San Francisco hospital two doctors, Rae Brennan and Matt Slingerland, try to break away from paperwork combined with impersonal care. With other colleagues they try to give their patients their full attention.

Stars: Dana Delany, Paul Blackthorne, Jocelyn Rose, David Kaufman

Votes: 49

45. The Tuskegee Airmen (2002 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.4
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A documentary filmed at Moton Field in Tuskegee Alabama, home to the airmen of the 99th Fighter Squadron. They were the first African American fighter pilots trained to fly in the U.S. Army... See full summary »

Directors: W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger | Stars: Xzavier Kristoff, Ossie Davis

Votes: 32

46. Broadway Legends (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Kathryn Barnier | Stars: Lauren Bacall, Barbara Barrie, Brian Bedford, Matthew Broderick

47. Inside TV Land: African Americans in Television (2002 TV Movie)

144 min | Documentary

5.6
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A three-part documentary that covers the trials and tribulations of African Americans in the history of television.

Stars: Debbie Allen, Maya Angelou, Neema Barnette, Fred Berry

Votes: 58

48. Hughes' Dream Harlem (2002 TV Movie)

64 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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Director: Jamal Joseph | Stars: Amiri Baraka, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Jamal Joseph Jr.

Votes: 5

49. That's Black Entertainment: Westerns (2002 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.3
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This documentary provides a look into the B westerns produced for African-American theatres in the 1930s and 1940s and their impact on westerns featuring African Americans in recent years.

Director: Walid Khaldi | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Pearl Bowser, Ossie Davis, William Greaves

Votes: 7

50. An Evening with Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee (2002 TV Movie)

45 min | Talk-Show

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This hour-long, one-on-one interview provides a candid glimpse into the lives of actors and "National Treasures" Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. Taped on October 18, 2002 at The Art Institute of ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Kimball | Stars: James Curtis, Angela Davis, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee