The story runs in the 1910's New York. Coalhouse Walker Jr. is a black piano player. He has won fame and fortune playing with a jazz band. Some white men do not like this situation, and one day they assault him and spoil his brand new car. Walker tries by all means to get justice, without an answer... Written by
Michel Rudoy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Young, beautiful, passionate, and scandalous. She was America in the time of "Ragtime."
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The newsreel lists an assassination attempt against President Theodore Roosevelt, presumably in 1904 when he was the incumbent running for a full term. The attempt on his life actually occurred in 1912 when, as a former president, he ran for the office again as the candidate of The Progressive Party. See more
Booker T. Washington
[to Walker in the library
What you have done here has set our race back a distance I can't measure.
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Words & Music by Randy Newman
Sung by Jennifer Warnes See more