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LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton (2001)

TV Movie  |   |  Documentary  |  19 January 2001 (USA)
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This documentary follows a Mississippi Delta school district and a single Delta family as they struggle against the crippling effects of poverty in the wake of more than one hundred years of slavery.

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This documentary follows a Mississippi Delta school district and a single Delta family as they struggle against the crippling effects of poverty in the wake of more than one hundred years of slavery.

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I don't understand why even during black history month 2005 this movie is still unobtainable for purchase. HBO has done a tremendous effort to air this movie so that education, I repeat, education, is the key to a better future for our children as well as children all over the world. We all must sacrifice to make this happen. I was so moved by this movie that not only do I want to personally contribute to the school systems suffering as depicted in the movie, but I will make a personal effort to sponsor book drives, music teachers, art teachers as well as materials, instruments and plenty of patience, sweat and money. I have already shed many tears. Those who represent our lives in this film deserve our recognition, even if only in prayer.


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