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The Color of Courage (1998)

Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a ... See full summary »

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Anna Sipes
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Minnie McGhee
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Benjamin Sipes
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Mac McGhee
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Philip Renfrew
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Orsel McGhee
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Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, wrote the script. Written by Julie Chapman

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10 February 1999 (USA)  »

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Sipes vs. McGhee  »

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awesome movie
10 February 2003 | by (erie, illinois) – See all my reviews

this is one of the best movies that i have ever seen. it is a true story about two women who try to maintain a friendship despite the racism that is going on even in their own families. Hamilton stars as the white woman who is befriending the black family.


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