Keyword: civil rights

New Black

The New Black (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 75 minutes Release date: 02/11/2014
When legislation preventing same sex marriage in United States passed in 2008, many pundits pointed their fingers towards the African American community's presumed homophobia. Questions surrounding the history and the validity of these assumptions are examined and the complicated and combative intersections of the African American and LBGT civil rights movements are traced.
Dir: Yoruba Richen
With: N/A

No No: A Dockumentary (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 09/04/2014
During his 12 years in the major leagues, legendary Dock Ellis wore curlers on the field, dressed flamboyantly and on June 12, 1970, threw a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates while high on LSD. Often at the forefront of controversy, he has been called the "Muhammad Ali of Baseball." He was an outspoken leader of a new wave of civil rights in sports, and for this, the press labeled him a...
Dir: Jeffrey Radice
With: N/A