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Ben Ingram vs. the State of Mississippi (2009)

 |  Documentary, Biography, History
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Documentary of the life of Ben Ingram, ( 1876- 1946) an African American farmer in Mississippi, the son slaves, who was acquitted of murdering a white man in 1919 by an all white jury. He ... See full summary »

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Documentary of the life of Ben Ingram, ( 1876- 1946) an African American farmer in Mississippi, the son slaves, who was acquitted of murdering a white man in 1919 by an all white jury. He was an independent visionary, who lead a remarkable life in the post slavery South. During his lifetime he created a 1600 acre, self sufficient farm, never had debt, and sent all of children to college. The film tells his story through the eyes and stories of his children, grandchildren, neighbors, business associates, and against the backdrop of post Civil War South, and early 20th century events. Written by Anonymous

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