Black Man Rising

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1.
Changing the Game (2012)
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An epic tale about a supremely intelligent young African-American male who rises from the ferocious... (104 mins.)
Director: Rel Dowdell
 
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The Great Debaters (2007)
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A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. (126 mins.)
 
3.
The Hurricane (1999)
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The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence. (146 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
4.
A Soldier's Story (1984)
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An African American officer investigates a murder in a racially charged situation in World War II. (101 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
5.
First Time Felon (1997 TV Movie)
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Inspired by the true story of Greg Yance. In the film, Yance (Epps) is a hood who goes to jail for possession of drugs... (110 mins.)
 
6.
Pride (2007)
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The determined Jim Ellis starts a swim team for troubled teens at the Philadelphia Department of Recreation. (104 mins.)
Director: Sunu Gonera
 
7.
Talk to Me (2007)
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The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s. (118 mins.)
Director: Kasi Lemmons
 
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Soul of the Game (1996 TV Movie)
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Black baseball greats, Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson, vie to be the first afro-American major leaguer, only to see the outspoken rookie, Jackie Robinson, be chosen. (94 mins.)
 
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America's Dream (1996 TV Movie)
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Three tales of African-American characters. "Long Black Song": a farmer with an unfaithful wife. "The... (87 mins.)
 
10.
Antwone Fisher (2002)
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Antwone Fisher, a young navy man, is forced to see a psychiatrist after a violent outburst against a fellow crewman. During the course of treatment a painful past is revealed and a new hope begins. (120 mins.)