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James Forman (I) (1928–2005)

Forman was raised in Chicago and Mississippi. In the 1960s he was a leader of the Black Panther Party. Late in life, he taught at American University in Washington, D.C. After his two marriages, Forman's longtime common-law wife was Constancia "Dinky" Romilly, the daughter of the writer and activist Jessica Mitford. The two had two sons, James Robert... See full bio »

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Eyes on the Prize
Huey Actor


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 1987 Eyes on the Prize (TV Series documentary)
 1968 Huey (Documentary short)
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 2014 Freedom Summer (Documentary)
Himself, executive secretary, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
 1997 The Speeches of Malcolm X (Video documentary)
Himself - Marches to Montgomery with Baez

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Longtime official with the Student Nonviolent [later, National] Coordinating Committee, or SNCC (pronounced 'snick').

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