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John Henrik Clarke (1915–1998)

John Henrik Clarke was born on January 1, 1915 in Union Springs, Alabama, USA. He was a writer, known for America's Dream (1996), Seven Songs for Malcolm X (1993) and John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk (1996). He was married to Sybil Williams. He died on July 16, 1998 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 1996 America's Dream (TV Movie) (story "The Boy Who Painted Christ Black")
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 2008 Paul Robeson: Songs of Freedom (Documentary)
 1996 John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk (Documentary)
 1994 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Friend and Historian
- Malcolm X: Make It Plain (1994) ... Himself - Friend and Historian (as John Henrick Clarke)
 1993 Seven Songs for Malcolm X (Documentary)
 1989 Adam Clayton Powell (Documentary)
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Dr. John Henrik Clarke | John Henrick Clarke

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History is not everything, but it is a starting point. History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is a compass they use to find themselves on the map of human geography. It tells them where they are but, more importantly, what they must be.

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