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Summary: Stella and Delilah have been friends through good times and bad. Stella, however, has been so busy with building a life, she's forgotten how to live. Delilah has plans to change that.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 1998

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie How 1998

Summary: The protagonist of this metaphysical fable is Rannulph Junah, Southern aristocrat and World War I hero. In a tournament in Savannah, he defeats two golf pros by following the teachings of his guru, Bagger Vance, a black mystic serving as his caddie.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: DreamWorks Home Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LEG

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LEG

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Legend 2001

Summary: Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peel give viewers no choice but to laugh at their hilarious way of examining life in a provocative and irreverent way, through a combination of filmed sketches and live stage segments. From gangsters sharing a passion for Twilight to Ice-T as a naughty puppy, or racist super heroes, it showcases their chemistry, camaraderie and unique point of view, born...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV KEY

Summary: A young man leaves behind his mother and life in a Los Angeles neighborhood and sets out on a journey of self-discovery in Europe during the 1970s in order to find his purpose in life through his music.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2010

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PAS

Summary: Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan and became the head of the local chapter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BLA

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY BLA

Jenkins, Richard

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: When an aging fast-food worker decides to retire after thirty-eight years on the job, he trains his replacement, a young African American man, and they learn about each other's lives as they work together.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Enter 2020

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE LAS

Summary: PB & J. Milk and Cookies. Serial Killers and Showers. Some things just go together; like sketch masters Key & Peele. They and their characters are back and bringing their honest, unvarnished and always brilliantly funny take on pop culture, race and society. From returning faves (substitute teacher!) to fresh material (paintboobs!), this is one perfect pair.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV KEY

Summary: Inglewood, a Los Angeles suburb, is called the Wood. It is largely home to Black middle class families. Mike, Slim, and Roland have been best friends since junior high. It's three hours before Roland's wedding and he has a bad case of cold feet. Mike and Slim must sober him up and help him decide if he wants to go through with the wedding. In flashbacks, they recall key moments of their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY WOO

Summary: In 1932, Nurse Eunice Evers is invited to work with doctors on the "Tuskegee Experiment" to study the effects of syphilis. She is faced with a terrible dilemma when she learns the patients are denied treatment that could cure them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MIS

Summary: Set in Atlanta in the 1950's, a textile factory owner insists on hiring an ever-patient chauffeur for his aging head-strong mother. The Jewish woman and her African American driver eventually build a relationship over many years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD DRI

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: A young black man struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOO RATED R

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE MOO

Summary: Further chronicles the exploits of the central character, Black Dynamite, and his crew. Black Dynamite is a 1970s renaissance man with a kung-fu grip. His sidekick extraordinaire is Bullhorn, the brains and cunning that complements Black Dynamite's hard-hittin', bone-crushin' style. Providing comic relief on the mean streets is Cream Corn and classing up the place is the gorgeous Honey Bee.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cartoon Network 2014

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Summary: This is the story of 1970s African-American action legend called Black Dynamite. The Man killed his brother, pumped heroin into local orphanages, and flooded the ghetto with adulterated malt liquor. Black Dynamite was the one hero willing to fight The Man all the way from the blood-soaked city streets to the hallowed halls of the Honky House. Black Dynamite is ready to seek his revenge and take...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

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Summary: Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind. As he struggles to reconnect with his family and reconstruct the community he longs for, his hopes blind him to the reality of his situation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LAS

Summary: Dancing great Bill Williamson takes a look back on the beginnings of his career and his romance with fellow rising star Selina. Their romance is brief because Selina does not want to settle down.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS STO

Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

Hansberry, Lorraine

Summary: A three-act play concerned with the tensions in a middle-class African American family living on Chicago's Southside in the 1950s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Modern Library 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812.54 HAN

Summary: The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when black flyers were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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