About the film
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The Journey of the African-American Athlete
Release Date: February 12, 1996
|Slogan||:||«A fight for glory. A legacy of achievement.»|
|Genres||:||Documentary, History, TV Movie|
|Producers||:||Rick Bernstein, Ross Greenburg, Leslie D. Farrell, Dorian Graham, Paul H. Hutchinson, Kendall Reid|
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, helped break down its walls, or enjoyed the opportunities afforded by past struggles.