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February 15, 2012

10 Black Documentaries Every Thinking Person Should See

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Written by: Joshua Bloodworth
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7. Have You Heard from Johannesburg (directed by Connie Fields):  This 2010 award winning documentary looks at the struggle against apartheid both inside and outside of South Africa.  Over 8 hours in length, it highlights the 45 year struggle against apartheid, from the Sharpeville Massacre, to the campaigns against Polaroid and Dutch Royal Shell in the United States and the Holland, to the release of Nelson Mandela, and the mass uprising in the 1980s that eventually led to democratic, multi-racial free elections.


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Joshua Bloodworth
Joshua Bloodworth received his J.D. from Harvard University in 2003 and his B.A. in History and African-American Studies from Harvard University in 1997. He has written for the "Source" and "Beat Down."


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