Based on the book written by Robert L. Wilkins. In Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Wilkins tells the story of how his curiosity about why there wasn’t a national museum dedicated to African American history and culture became an obsession – eventually leading him to quit his job as an attorney when his wife was pregnant with their 2nd child, and make it his mission to help the museum become a reality.
Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts is a documentary film exploring the life of self-taught artist Bill Traylor, who was born into slavery in 1853. The film screened at the opening of a major Bill Traylor exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in the fall of 2018. Spanning nearly a century, the film offers a unique perspective on Southern history and culture, and the experience of ordinary black people living through extraordinary times—Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and the Great Migration.
Maynard Jackson Jr. The first black Mayor of Atlanta. Maynard crafted successful diversity, inclusion & engagement templates still practiced today, and transformed the reputation of Atlanta from the “heart of the confederate south” to a cosmopolitan world-class city. maynardmovie.com
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