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Summary: Based on the acclaimed movie, this is an episodic series that tells the story of a group of black students navigating the daily slights and slippery politics of life at an Ivy League college that's not nearly as post-racial as it thinks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DEA

Summary: A hilarious send-up of race relations in contemporary America by young playwright Greg Kalleres. It characters juggle imaginary pharmaceuticals, basketball shoes, race, and love in this no-holds-barred yet touching comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV HON

Summary: "Hoosiers: Norman Dale is a basketball coach whose checkered past has led him to a last-chance position with a last-chance team. Made to feel unwelcome by squad members, an icy fellow teacher and townspeople, Dale perseveres with an unwavering passion for the game ; The French connection: New York City detectives "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy Russo hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer 2010

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

Summary: Musical drama set in London, 1958. Film portrays lower class youths emerging from post-war privations and struggling to achieve mobility in the face of withering class, racial and economic barriers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment 2003

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

Summary: The incredible true story of Olympic legend Jesse Owens. In his epic quest to be the greatest athlete in history, Owens chooses to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he must overcome not only elite competition, but also the brutal racial climate of Adolf Hitler's Germany. A film about courage, determination, tolerance, friendship and trust.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD RAC RATED PG13

Abbott, Christopher

9 holds on 2 copies

Summary: A man joins his friend on a trip for a weekend birthday party with a bunch of other men he doesn't know and discovers that he is the only black guy in the group.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2019

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Summary: In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TO NOT RATED

Summary: Don Haskins, a future Hall of Fame coach of tiny Texas Western University, bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African American lineup.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GLO RATED PG

Summary: Lonely widow Emmi Kurowski meets Arab worker Ali in a bar during a rainstorm. They fall in love--to their own surprise, and to the shock of family, colleagues, and drinking buddies. An emotional power that reflects the ethnic tensions within German society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ALI

12 holds on 7 copies

Summary: Starr Carter navigates the perilous waters between her poor, black neighborhood and her prestigious, mainly white private school. This all changes when she finds herself in the middle of racial activism after her best friend is shot by police officers, and she's forced to make a decision. Allow the media to skewer her friend to protect the status quo, or stand up and tell the truth in memory of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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Summary: In 1950s Pittsburgh, a Black garbage collector named Troy Maxson--bitter that baseball's color barrier was only broken after his own heyday in the Negro Leagues--is prone to taking out his frustrations on his loved ones.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FEN

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FEN RATED PG13

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

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Movie Fences 2017

Summary: Clover always wondered why there was a fence that separated the black side of town from the white side. When a young white girl, from the other side, starts to sit on the fence, her curiousity, and a friendship, develops.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Weston Woods Studios 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: J REF DVD OTH

Summary: "Arriving in a sleepy Southern town on the eve of integration, slick charismatic Adam Cramer is an ominous influence, inciting its white citizens into a racial fervor, and plunging the once quiet community into a state of chaos."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF INT

Summary: "When Daisy Werthan, a widowed, 72-year-old Jewish woman living in midcentury Atlanta, is deemed too old to drive, her son hires Hoke Colburn, an African American man, to serve as her chauffeur. What begins as a troubled and hostile pairing, soon blossoms into a profound, life-altering friendship that transcends all the societal boundaries placed between them. This iconic tale of pride,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DRI

Summary: The summer of 1964... Two FBI agents--one a tight-jawed, by-the-book type, the other an experienced Southern lawman who knows how to handle people--head the government's investigation into the disappearance of three civil rights activists in East Mississippi.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM 1988

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Summary: Eleven-year-old David Wiseman lives with the singular dream of being a cricket star, but much to the dismay and ridicule of his classmates, he is all passion and no skill. The son of a traditional Jewish family living in the racial and cultural turbulence of 1960s South London, David and his world are shaken by the unexpected arrival of the Samuels, a lively and big-hearted Jamaican family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Palm Pictures 2007

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

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: "While traveling across [Alabama in the 1930s], Grace discovers the isolated plantation of Manderlay, a place where no one knows that slavery has been long abolished. With a good heart and pure intentions, Grace tries to emancipate the slaves and open the residents' eyes to the truth, with shocking results"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2006

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

Summary: Dramatization of the life of a half caste torn between his Aboriginal roots and his desire to be part of white society. When he becomes an object of loathing and ridicule, he and his full blood Aborigine brother embark upon an odyssey of murdering whites before he is captured, tried, and executed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Industrial Entertainment 2008

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

Summary: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Selma 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SEL RATED PG-13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Se

Summary: Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's a young black boy journeys with his mother and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monterey 2005

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Summary: John Cassavetes' first film tells a gripping story of racism set against a New York background in the 1950s. Lelia, a light-skinned black woman living in New York with her two brothers, has an affair with a white man. But when her lover meets one of Lelia's brothers and discovers she is black, a painful and emotional eruption occurs.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pioneer Artists 1998

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

Costner, Kevin

Summary: A grieving widower is entrenched in a custody battle with his biracial granddaughter's paternal family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Home Entertainment 2015

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Bl

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Black 2015

Summary: Set in 1922 in the outback, the story follows three mounted policemen and an Aboriginal tracker on a mission to bring to justice a black man accused of murdering a white woman. The party's leader is a sadistic racist known simply as the Fanatic. Their guide, the Tracker, is a resourceful and complex character, who keeps everyone guessing until the end. They are constantly half a day behind the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: ArtMattan Productions 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TRA