A report on the National Black Political Convention held in Gary, Indiana, in 1972, a historic event that gathered voices from across the political spectrum.

Director:

William Greaves

Writers:

Amiri Baraka (poetry by) (as Imamu Amiri Baraka), Langston Hughes (additional poem, Minstrel Man, by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amiri Baraka ... Self (as Imamu Amiri Baraka)
Charles C. Diggs Jr. Charles C. Diggs Jr. ... Self (as Congressman Charles C. Diggs)
Richard Hatcher Richard Hatcher ... Self (as Mayor Richard Gordon Hatcher)
Walter Fauntroy Walter Fauntroy ... Self (as Congressman Walter Fauntroy)
Jesse Jackson ... Self (as Reverend Jesse Jackson)
Coretta Scott King ... Self (as Mrs. Coretta Scott King)
Bobby Seale ... Self
Betty Shabazz ... Self (as Mrs. Betty Shabazz)
Harry Belafonte ... Self - Poems recited by
Ben Branch Ben Branch ... Self
Kelan Phil Cohran Kelan Phil Cohran ... Self (as Phil Cohran)
Dick Gregory ... Self
Isaac Hayes ... Self
The Jackson Family The Jackson Family ... Self
Byron Lewis Byron Lewis ... Self
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A report on the National Black Political Convention held in Gary, Indiana, in 1972, a historic event that gathered black voices from across the political spectrum, among them Jesse Jackson, Dick Gregory, Coretta Scott King, Richard Hatcher, Amiri Baraka, Charles Diggs, and H. Carl McCall.

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It was an epic gathering in Gary, Indiana when 10,000 citizens, activists, artists and politicians came together for the 1972 National Black Political Convention

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Gary, Indiana, USA

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Mono

Color:

Black and White | Color (2020 re-release)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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