The mission of The Department of Afro-American Research Arts and Culture is to identify the global significance of the creative contributions pioneered by an international diaspora of Afro-Americans.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

The Black Klansman [a.k.a. I Crossed the Color Line] (1966)


This melodrama exploits racial tensions with the tale of a light-skinned African-American who impersonates a caucasian and joins the notorious Ku Klux Klan to get revenge on the bigots who bombed a church and killed his daughter. Soon after joining, the vengeful father begins having sex with the clan leader's daughter. 


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