“So we must speak, even as we fight and die. We must say that the fight against Hitlerism begins in Washington, D.C., the capital of our nation, where black Americans have a status only slightly above that of Jews of Berlin. [...] If the ghettos in Poland are evil, so are the ghettos in America.“
Editorial, “Now Is the Time,” The Crisis, January 1942, 7.
"Ein Hauch von Freiheit" (Breath of Freedom)
December 16, 10:05pm CET on Arte
"Breath of Freedom: Black Soldiers and the Battle for Civil Rights" (narrated by Cuba Gooding, Jr.)
Premiers February 17, 8pm ET/PT on Smithsonian Channel
"Freed's enduring photos of march part of exhibit"
„Heldin des anderen Amerikas“
für Angela Davis, 1970–1973.
Directed by George McCowan
Runtime: 70 min.
TV Movie depicting racist attitudes toward black soldiers in World War II that stars Richard Pryor, Rosie Grier, Robert Hooks, Billy Dee Williams, Moses Gunn, and Stephen Boyd.
“Black Brigade“ became the title of movie's DVD release after it was screened as television movie “Carter's Army“ as an ABC Movie of the Week on January 27, 1970.For more information, please see here.