In 1965 Alabama, an 11 year old girl (Jurnee Smollett) is touched by a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. (Clifton Powell) and becomes a devout follower. But her resolution is tested when ... See full summary »
In the 1940s South, an African-American man is wrongly accused of the killing of a white store owner. In his defense, his white attorney equates him with a lowly hog, to indicate that he ... See full summary »
A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into ... See full summary »
Isiah Whitlock Jr.,
Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three ... See full summary »
A man begins to have disturbing visions of dead people, among whom are his mother and victims of a local serial killer. The detective investigating the murders looks to him for help in solving the case.
In the aftermath of the terrible Civil War which has devastated the South, Amanda America Dixon returns home to find she has become the sole heir to a vast cotton plantation. But the ... See full summary »
John Kent Harrison
Corrupt record company executives kill a singing sensation with a drug overdose rather than letting her leave their label and join another company. They then frame her cousin/manager for ... See full summary »
When blood covered young Flora goes to pick up her crying baby after his father has been shot, the baby has blood on the bottom of his diaper (and on his body) that was obviously there BEFORE Flora picked him up. See more »
I must admit i found this piece of work to be a great tribute to Alex Haley and my hat goes off to Cicely Tyson who still has the great ability to make us feel. I must say that Queen Latifah (Dana Owens) is such a talent (Whew!!)I also thought that Hill Harper,Blair Underwood,Leland L.Jones and of course the rest of the cast were well picked. Much success to all the cast and crew especially to Director Peter WernerIII for seeing the vision and making it come to life before our eyes.
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