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Presents a true account of the murder of fourteen-year-old, Emmett Till, in Mississippi, in 1955 who triggered the civil rights movement.
An African American family in Cleveland, Ohio, listens on their new radio to the first game of the 1948 World Series, in which Larry Doby, the first black player in the American League, won the game for the Cleveland Indians.
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In Mississippi in 1955, a sixteen-year-old finds himself at odds with his grandfather over issues surrounding the kidnapping and murder of a fourteen-year-old African American from Chicago.
Douglas Ashe keeps a weekly record of historical and personal events in 1968, the year he turns seventeen, including the escalating war in Vietnam, assassinations, rampant racism, and rioting; his first girlfriend, his parents' separation, and a longed-for sister.
Throughout the 1960s much of America-especially the South-conducted itself under the cloud of segregation enforced by "Jim Crow" laws. Whites and blacks were separate, and in most cases, certainly not equal. Against this backdrop, the story of 14-year-old Emmett Till is set. Emmett was a young boy from Chicago visiting his family in Mississippi when he allegedly made some "ugly remarks" to a white woman. Following this, the woman's husband and a group...
Inspired by true events: Cast into a violent and bloody world of murder, Hereward, a novice monk, must deliver the Holy Gospel of Lindisfarne: a book of great beauty and power; to the safety of the Iona monastery, while being pursued by a Viking death squad hell bent on its capture. On his way to the monastery, he meets a fierce and skilled swordsman who answers his prayers and dedicates his life to protecting Hereward, while he delivers the book....
Two men are trapped in an isolated lighthouse, cut off from the outside world. As a freak storm rages for months and getting help seems impossible, a terrible tragedy hits, leaving them fighting to stay sane in a nightmarish situation.