The History Makers (2005)

This installment of the Russell Simmons Higher Self series profiles a collection of notable African-American figures whose efforts to challenge the status quo and end inequality altered the... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
James Avery ... Host
Ernie Banks Ernie Banks ... Self
Bob Beamon ... Self (as Bob Beaman)
Lerone Bennett Lerone Bennett ... Self (as Lerone Bennett Jr)
Yvonne B. Burke Yvonne B. Burke ... Self
Marva Collins Marva Collins ... Self
Belva Davis Belva Davis ... Self (as Belva Davis Moore)
Ossie Davis ... Self
Ruby Dee ... Self
David Driskell David Driskell ... Self
Nikki Giovanni ... Self
Isaac Hayes ... Self
Geoffrey Holder ... Self
Benjamin Hooks Benjamin Hooks ... Self (as Rev. Benjamin L. Hooks)
Vernon E. Jordan Jr. Vernon E. Jordan Jr. ... Self
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This installment of the Russell Simmons Higher Self series profiles a collection of notable African-American figures whose efforts to challenge the status quo and end inequality altered the course of American history forever. Among those featured in this inspirational program are acclaimed poet-author Nikki Giovanni, blues legend B.B. King, civil rights icon Angela Davis, former presidential adviser Vernon Jordan and actor-activist Harry Belafonte.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The History Makers: Courage See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color
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