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1.

The Hate U Give

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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 Khalil?
DVD
2019; 2018
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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American History X

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"Derek Vinyard, the charismatic leader of a group of young white supremacists in Los Angeles, lands in prison for a brutal, hate-driven murder. Upon his release, ashamed of his past and pledging to reform, Derek realizes he must save his younger brother, Danny, from a similar fate. A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family."--Container.
DVD
1998
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Woodlawn

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In 1973, a spiritual awakening captured the heart of nearly every player of the Woodlawn High School football team, including its coach Tandy Gerelds. Their dedication to love and unity in a school filled with racism and hate leads to the largest high school football game ever played in the torn city of Birmingham, Alabama, and the rise of its first African American superstar, Tony Nathan.
DVD
2016; 2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
4.

Something the Lord Made

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Tells the emotional true story of two men who defined the rules of their time to launch a medical revolution, set against the backdrop of the Jim Crow south. Working in 1940s Baltimore on an unprecedented technique for performing heart surgery on "blue babies", Dr. Alfred Blalock and lab technician Vivien Thomas form an impressive team. As Blalock and Thomas invent a new field of medicine, saving thousands of lives in the process, social pressures threaten to undermine their collaboration and tear them apart.
DVD
2004
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White Dog

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A German shepherd is adopted by an actress who learns that the dog has been trained to attack only African Americans. Now it's up to an animal trainer to try to change the dog.
DVD
2008; 1982
Clemons (Stacks)
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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

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Crusading newspaper publisher Matt Drayton's liberal principles are put to the test when his daughter, Joey, announces her engagement to John Prentice, an internationally renowned African-American physician. While Matt's wife, Christina, readily accepts Joey's decision, Matt intends to withhold his consent, forgetting that when it comes to matters of the heart, true love is colorblind.
DVD
2008; 1967
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Great Debaters

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Melvin B. Tolson is a professor at Wiley College in Texas. Wiley is a small African-American college. In 1935, Tolson inspired students to form the school's first debate team. Tolson turns a group of underdog students into a historically elite debate team which goes on to challenge Harvard in the national championship. Inspired by a true story.
DVD
2008; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

Luis Buñuel

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The young one: the game warden of a Carolina preserve and the teenage girl who lives on the island are isolated until jazz musician Traver arrives, on the run from a lynch mob. Gran Casino: In Tampico, two jail escapees start working for an oilman who is fighting a local casino owner. When the oilman disappears, his sister comes to take over the business, and finds it being run by one of the men. Believing that he has killed her brother to keep the wells for himself, she starts working as a singer in the same casino where her brother disappeared.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

Black and White in Color

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An irrepressible and timely satire on racism, colonialism, and war. Set in the Ivory Coast during the First World War, a group of French colonials learn that their country is at war with Germany. Spurred on by a capricious moment of patriotism, the Frenchmen decide to attack their German neighbors who reside in a colony up the river.
DVD
2003; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

American History X

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Derek Vinyard, the charismatic leader of a group of young white supremacists, lands in prison for a brutal, hate-driven murder. Upon his release, ashamed of his past and pledging to reform, Derek realizes he must save his younger brother, Danny, from a similar fate. A groundbreaking controversial drama about the tragic consequences of racism in a family.
DVD
2004; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Monster's Ball

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Hank and Leticia inhabit stark, queasy realities of the contemporary South, he as a death row corrections officer and she as the soon-to-be widow of an inmate whose execution Hank helps conduct. In the aftermath of the execution, both lose their children to tragic deaths and they form an unlikely bond.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

South Pacific

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Set in the Pacific theater during World War II, this musical film explores the theme of racial prejudice in two parallel stories--that of a Navy nurse's love for a plantation owner with two Eurasian children, and a Marine lieutenant's love for a native woman.
DVD
1999; 1958
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

The Defiant Ones

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Two men escaping from a Southern work gang discover that they are bound together by an unbreakable iron chain.
DVD
2001
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Les Aventures de Rabbi Jacob: The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacob

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A racist, anti-Semitic French businessman on his way to his daughter's wedding unwittingly stumbles on a group of Arab terrorists. He is forced to disguise himself as a Hasidic Jewish rabbi, which leads to one crazy slapstick situation after another.
DVD
2004; 1973
Clemons (Stacks)
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Colorz of Rage

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After Tony and Debbie move to New York City, the urban rat race takes its toll on their relationship. Things really heat up when racism rears its ugly head. Black militant leader Trevor decides to target Tony and the white America that he represents while Debbie is pulled by her family and career back toward her black culture.
DVD
2000; 1997
Clemons (Stacks)
16.

Intruder in the Dust

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In a small Mississippi town, only a young boy and an old woman stand between an innocent black man and a lynch mob.
DVD
2011; 1949
17.

Nothing But a Man

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Set against the stirrings of the civil rights movement and a rising wave of burgeoning Black pride, this tells the story of Duff, a railroad section hand who is forced to confront racial prejudice and self-denial when he falls in love with Josie, an educated preacher's daughter. An uplifting story about a man and a woman whose love overcomes racial and class barriers.
DVD
2004; 1964
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

To Kill a Mockingbird

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Gregory Peck plays a southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The way in which it captures a time, a place, and above all, a mood, makes this film a masterpiece.
DVD
2005
JAG (Office)
19.

A Way of Life

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Leigh-Anne is a single teenage mother, Gavin is desperately chasing love, Robbie is determined to leave his community, and Stephen is yearning to find an identity. One day, paranoia, boredom, and rage explode in a lethal combination.
DVD
2007; 2004
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Paul Robeson: Outsider

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Body and soul tells the story of a minister gone corrupt. He associates with the owner of a house of gambling, forces a girl to steal, and later kills the girl's brother. Yet, when all is said and done, it's only a dream. Borderline, set in a Swiss mountain resort town, tells the story of Adah, a black woman who has an affair with Thorne, a white man, then attempts to reconcile with her husband Pete, and eventually leaves town. Thorne's wife Astrid goes mad and cuts Thorne's face and arm with a knife, then mysteriously dies. After Thorne is tried and acquitted, the mayor sends Pete a letter asking him to leave town for the good of all concerned.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)