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The Journey of the African-American Athlete (1996)

TV Movie | 119 min | Documentary, Sport

Documentary feature exploring the rise of African-Americans to positions of greatness in American sports. Stories are told of boxers, tennis players, runners, and basketball players, athletes who either suffered the indignities of racism, ...See moreDocumentary feature exploring the rise of African-Americans to positions of greatness in American sports. Stories are told of boxers, tennis players, runners, and basketball players, athletes who either suffered the indignities of racism, helped break down its walls, or enjoyed the opportunities afforded by past struggles. Written by Jim Beaver See less
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Muhammad Ali
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Arthur Ashe
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Julius Erving
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Althea Gibson
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Jack Johnson
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Michael Jordan
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Joe Louis
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Jesse Owens
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Jackie Robinson
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Tommie Smith
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6 / 10 | 16 votes