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6 February 2007 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Paul Mooney ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Sandra Bernhard ... Herself

Gabriel Casseus ... Himself
Joyce Coleman ... Herself
Mark Curry ... Himself
Red Grant ... Himself (as Redd Grant)

David Alan Grier ... Himself

Quincy Jones III ... Himself
Daryl Mooney ... Himself (as The Mooney Twins)
Dwayne Mooney ... Himself (as The Mooney Twins)
Shane Mooney ... Himself

Lori Petty ... Herself

Colin Quinn ... Himself

Phyllis Yvonne Stickney ... Herself
Shawn Ullman ... Himself
David Banks ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Luenell ... Herself (uncredited)

Richard Pryor ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Tim Reid ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Stacie Jones Upchurch ... Herself (uncredited)

Marsha Warfield ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Robin Williams ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

John Witherspoon ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Bart Phillips 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Mooney 

Produced by
Quincy Jones III .... executive producer (as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III)
Malik Levy .... producer
Paul Mooney .... executive producer
Shane Mooney .... producer
Mary Pelloni .... producer
Bart Phillips .... producer
D'Angela Proctor .... producer (as D'Angela Steed)
Helene Shaw .... executive producer
Adrian Sosebee .... producer (as Adrian Z. Sosebee)
Shawn Ullman .... producer
Film Editing by
Donnie Leapheart 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sean W. Hudson .... first assistant director
Camera and Electrical Department
Walter Glover .... lighting director
Jonathan X .... multi-camera director
Other crew
Alisha Calapini .... production coordinator (as Alisha Takahashi)
Juan Pablo Hernandez .... video transcriber
Matthew King .... production assistant
Kenny Stolfi .... production assistant
Ogden Bass .... special thanks
Quincy Jones .... special thanks
Jamie Masada .... special thanks
Nancy Stern .... special thanks

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Also Known As:
"Paul Mooney: Know Your History - Jesus Was Black... So Was Cleopatra" - USA (DVD box title)
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86 min

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8 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Funny but also educationial, 9 February 2007
Author: hungrylee from United States

Paul Mooney is truly one of the greatest comedians of all time. He has never ceased to make me laugh, which is why I bought this film. I watched this piece expecting to get only laughs. However, not only did I laugh my butt off, but I was also educated. He has a way of delivering the truth in such a funny way. Unlike most comedy shows, I left this one with knowledge. I received a lesson in Black History that I've never gotten anywhere else. He made me proud to be an African American. I STRONGLY recommend this film to anyone who is a fan of Mooney. Word to the wise...I would not watch this film with a different race. If you are WHITE, approach this film with caution. You will be slightly offended. Whether you like Paul Mooney or hate him, one can't help but respect his style of comedy. This does contain strong language and I don't recommend the presence of children. Never the less, this is truly one of Mooney's finest performance that deserves to be seen.

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