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Monday, September 29, 2008

The Final Comedown (1972)













































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After being shot by the police during an ongoing revolution, militant leader Johnny Johnson (Billy Dee Williams) reflects on events that brought him to his current existence. Accompanied by his best friend (D'Urville Martin) and girlfriend (Pamela Jones), Johnson must figure out how to sustain the revolution while receiving medical attention from a doctor that has limited resources.

The Bus Is Coming (1971)





































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Bus Is Coming is set in the ghetto of an American city on the eve of an almost-imminent race war. Joe Mitchell, a prominent and respected leader in the cause of civil rights, has been shot down in his home by local police. All the facts aren't in yet, but the Black Community is suspicious of the circumstances and fearful of the consequences of Joe's death. Some prefer to leave well enough alone, while other more militant members insist that Joe's death is the first step in the systematic killing of progressive Black Leaders.

“They liked my script – and it’s no Uncle Tom either.” – Horace Jackson

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