With All Deliberate Speed


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Release Date: May 14, 2004Running Time: 90 mins.
MPAA Rating: NoneBox Office: $4,920.00
Genre: Documentary

Cast:

Jeffrey Wright

Alicia Keys

Joe Morton

Larenz Tate

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Summary:
While the Supreme Court's historic ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education case struck down the concept of separate but equal as it had been used to justify segregation in American schools, it did not end discrimination. Documentary looks at how many school districts continued to underfinance schools in towns and neighborhoods with large African-American populations, perpetuating a two-tiered system of education. Film illustrates this history of discrimination via a series of dramatic readings of important documents and speeches in the case, performed by celebrities--Alicia Keys, Mekhi Phifer, Joe Morton, Terry Kinney and Larenz Tate. Newsreel clips are also used to illustrate the histori... Full Summary >>