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.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

A Huey P. Newton Story (2001)

  • Roger Guenveur Smith
  • Georgina Keajra
Spike Lee employs his signature technique of combining film and archival footage to tell the story of the infamous co-founder of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, who rose to American awareness after being falsely imprisoned for murder. Adapted from Roger Guenveur Smith's award-winning one-man show, the film uses live stage footage to help create a more intimate portrait of the troubled cultural icon's life.


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