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Category: Civil Rights

Social protest movement in the American South that saw its greatest action during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s

Southern Movie Bonus: A Black History Month Sampler

In February, we take time to celebrate and recognize the contributions and achievements of African Americans. So, in honor of Black History Month, the Southern movies listed below are either about African Americans in the South or come from African-American culture in the South. From more recent years, moviegoers may be familiar with 2012’s The Help or 2013’s Selma, but here are six Southern movies that may be less familiar to modern audiences. Green Pastures (1936) Made at the height of the Great Depression, this primitive film features African-American folk religion versions of… Read more Southern Movie Bonus: A Black History Month Sampler