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    This is a must see movie. Even though everyone in the theater knew what was going to happen to those girls in the basement of that church. Everyone jumped, gasped and cringed when the explosion happened. It did not sanitize the beatings or murders. It also shows that there is little difference in what's happening today





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    "A white former Alabama state trooper has pleaded guilty to killing a black civil rights worker 45 years ago at the height of the civil rights movement. Seventy-seven-year-old James Bonard Fowler was sentenced to six months in prison for the 1965 shooting of 26-year-old Jimmie Lee Jackson during a melee in a restaurant in Marion, Alabama."
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    45 Years Later, Former Alabama State Trooper Pleads Guilty to Killing Black Civil Rights Worker...

    A white former Alabama state trooper has pleaded guilty to killing a black civil rights worker 45 years ago at the height of the civil rights movement....
    www.democracynow.org





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    Black business leaders in several cities have set aside funds so school children can go see the movie. Is this happening in your city?





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    I haven't seen the latest white Hollywood backed rehash, and/or no disrespect to Opray, but Spike Lee already did his own, which I have yet to see that one, I also have more respect for his insights, on the general principles side...

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    So, you haven't seen any version of then.





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    As to the answer to your questions: Yes, whenever the opportunities present themselves, I can and I will see the films, but I did come of age during that era, hence is why I came to hear Malcolm's also legendary Message to the Grassroots, as well...

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    There is a big difference between airing an opinion as contrasted with presenting a movie review etc.

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    As we continue to discuss/debate what some hope and pray can and will generate a bigger response from our younger folk to get involved, let us not just forget the earlier efforts to do that, via the medium of movies in general, black produced etc. films in particular, which spans the generations, to begin with...

    I. e., no need for the likes of today's young black filmmakers to create just fictional characters, when there enough real ones to do new biopics on, too...

    I strongly suggest suchlike includes the late Paul Robeson, a man of obvious merits and a great role model, etc.

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