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Man On The Move - Race Relations In Black America

Public Domain Stock Footage Man On The Move Race Relations In Black America

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keywords: civil rights movement, race relations in america, black power movement, black is beautiful, artist faith ringgold, artist betty blayton taylor, watts writers theater, actor bill cosby

Synopsis: Race relations and the influence of the Civil Rights Movement in black America through lifestyle, the Arts and economic realities...(read more)

  • Date: 1960's-1970's
  • Duration: 00:26:40
  • Sound: Yes
  • Color: Color
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: United States

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Man On The Move - Race Relations In Black America

The history of race relations and the civil rights movement in the U.S., including their effect on the arts and the economy in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Shot List:


Black militant or African American activist or member of the Black Power movement with raised fist and afro hairstyle. CU of large tower clock face.


The Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Street scenes of people pedestrians walking on sidewalk in large American city. Image of a blind person beggar on street corner holding small box begging or asking for money. Man dropping coins into the box. Panning view of the Capitol Building in Washington DC.


Young African-American girls dancing to beat of African drums. Teacher in a classroom teaching African language to Black students. Street scenes of African-Americans, a man and two women, wearing African style clothes. A Black writer explains the positive effect of the slogan Black is beautiful. Black women applying makeup in front of a long mirror. An artist painting a portrait of a Black model.


Black models presenting their portfolio to Betty Foray, Director of the Black Beauty Modeling Agency in New York City. The office of the magazine Essence. Marilyn Holmes at her fashion house talking about the Black Power economic revolution of Black Americans.


Faith Ringgold, Black artist and author, in her Harlem, New York studio. Scenes of an artist at work. Exterior scenes of the Boston Museum. Paintings, works of art and sculptures by African-American artist at the Boston Museum.


Betty Blayton Taylor, Black artist-painter and activist in her New York City studio.


Scenes of Watts, a Black suburb of Los Angeles, California. Sign reads Watts Writers Theatre. Scenes of local Black actors in a play that deals with slavery. Image of LeRoi Jones, an African-American that was one of the major forces in the Black Arts movement in the 1960s. LeRoi would later change his name to Amiri Baraka after converting to Islam.


Scene of a Black family watching an early television with an indoor rabbit ears antenna. Scenes of actor Bill Cosby in the 1960s shooting a scene on a street in Los Angeles.


Panning scenes of Washington, D.C. in the 1960s. Mayor-Commissioner of the District of Columbia Walter Washington and his wife having breakfast in their home. Black family on welfare in Washington DC. Shows African-Americans singing in a Black church. Black teacher in a classroom teaching spelling. Policeman band playing music and interacting with young kids in an after-school program.


Graduates and parents at Howard University in Washington, DC. Collage of scenes from this film, Man On The Move.