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Black Contribution Literature And Theater
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keywords: african-americans, theater and the arts, poet margaret walker, playwright lorraine hansberry
Synopsis: The contribution of African-Americans in literature, theater and the arts with scenes of Margaret Walker poem For My People, urban street scenes of the Black community, short scenes from the Lorraine Hansberry play A Raison In The Sun and more...(read more)
- Date: 1940's-1960's
- Duration: 00:11:05
- Sound: Yes
- Color: Color
- Type: Public Domain
- Language: English
- Location: United States
Black Contribution - Literature And Theater
Discusses the contribution African-American poets, novelists, and playwrights have made to American literature and the theater.
Low aerial view of New York City. Short clips Black children playing in the street, people sitting on stoop or steps of boarded up building, police car, Black kids playing basketball, drunk man staggers, Kids playing football, man walking down street carrying sack, confetti on building wall. Margaret Walker poem, "For My People".
City street scene, bus at curb. African-American lady clutching her purse as she walks. Black lady carry two large bags. Garbage collectors, men sitting on bus stop bench. Trash scattered on sidewalk of city street. Kids playing, doing flips on sidewalk. Close-up of faces of Black children. Small group of Black men and women on sidewalk talking. Water flowing from open fire hydrant, more street scenes in a black neighborhood. Night city street scenes.
James Baldwin gives interview. Zephyr Theater sign announcing the play Amen Corner by James Baldwin. Shows a brochure of "A Raisin in the Sun". Short scenes from Lorraine Hansberry play "A Raisin in the Sun".
Video footage of Benjamin Hooks, NAACP
Video footage of Roscoe Lee Brown
Low aerial view of New York City
Short clip of drunk man staggers as he tries to walk
Garbage truck, two workers throwing in trash
Close-up shots of faces of Black children
Short scenes from Lorraine Hansberry play "A Raisin in the Sun"