John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk (1995)

John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
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Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Chris Flore Editor n/a 172 7000001
Kipper Jones Composer n/a 120836 8000001
Max Roach Music n/a 120781 8000002
Yusef Lateef Music n/a 120781 8000003
Lou Potter Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Wesley Snipes Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Wesley Snipes Narrator Narration 120790 1000002
St Clair Bourne Director n/a 2 2000001
Kimiko Jackson Producer n/a 3 3000001
John Henrik Clarke Actor Himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
Controversial scholar and activist John Henrik Clarke first appeared on the Harlem scene in the 1930's. He was an advisor to Kwame Nrumah, the first president of Ghana, a confidant of Malcolm X in the 1960s and evolved as the leading proponent of an Afrocentric view of history and culture. A vocal critic of Eurocentric education, Clarke designed the Black and Puerto Rican Studies program at the City University of New York and until his retirement was an influential professor at Hunter College. Clarke continues to stir heated debate in and outside the African-American community for his Pan-African ideology, his criticism of Louis Farrakhan, and his description of Martin Luther King's non-violent philosophy as "a good tactic but not a way of life."
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