Black Is...Black Ain't


87 minutes, color
Source: California Newsreel

This film about African American identity weaves together the testimonies of those whose complexion, class, gender, speech, or sexuality has made them feel 'too black' or 'not black enough.' Scholars and artists, including Bill T. Jones, Essex Hemphill, Angela Davis, and bell hooks, movingly recall their own struggles to discover a more inclusive definition of "blackness."

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Black Is... Black Ain't

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