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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While negotiating with Coalhouse Walker Jr., the earpiece hook on the phone hangs in the off position while Conklin is talking. 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.
Referenced in Le bourreau des coeurs
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Words & Music by Randy Newman
Sung by Jennifer Warnes See more