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Summary: "When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2000

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

Summary: "From the playground to the pro leagues, Monica and Quijncy taught each other how to play the game. Now, their commitment to the sport will force them to make a choice between each other and the game ... between family and team ... between Love and Basketball"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Video 2000

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

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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

Summary: Talented trumpeter Bleek Gilliam is obsessed by his music and indecisive about his girlfriends. But when he is forced to come to the aid of his manager and childhood friend, Bleek finds his world more fragile than he ever imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2000

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

Summary: Monty Brogan is facing a seven year prison sentence for dealing drugs. On the night before he has to go to jail, he decides to go out with his friends one last time, and re-examines his life in the process.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: Two brothers grow up together in the same Brooklyn housing projects, but they are as opposite as good and evil. Victor Dunham has a family, works two jobs and leads a respectable life. His 19-year-old brother, Strike, hangs out with his friends on a bench and sells crack cocaine. Strike agrees to kill a rival dealer as a favor to Rodney, the neighborhood drug kingpin, but when the man is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1999

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

Summary: Four acts document distinct perspectives on the pivotal events that preceeded and followed Katrina's passage through New Orleans, a catastrophe during which the divide between race and class lines has never been more pronounced.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2006

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

Summary: A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin's album 'Amazing grace' at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles, in January 1972.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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2 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC AMA

Summary: Traces the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Home Video 1998

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

Summary: With promises of a reduced sentence, Jake Shuttlesworth is granted temporary release from state prison in order to persuade the nation's top college basketball recruit, his estranged son Jesus, to play ball for the Governor's alma mater! Includes theatrical trailer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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

Summary: A story of two poets with bipolar disorder, whose art is fueled by their emotional extremes. When they meet in a treatment facility, their chemistry is instant and intense driving each other to new heights. They pursue their passion which breaks outside the bounds of sanity, swinging them from fantastical highs to tormented lows until they ultimately must choose between sanity and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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