Deacons for Defense ()

directed by Bill Duke
featuring Forest Whitaker, Jonathan Silverman, Ossie Davis, Paul Benjamin

Inspired by a true story, this made-for-cable drama is set in 1965, not long after passage of the Civil Rights Act. To the African-American citizens of Bogalusa, LA, however, it is "business as usual"; they are still treated like third-class citizens, their fundamental rights as human beings persistently trampled by the white power structure, in general, and the local branch of the KKK, in particular. Like many of the local black men, war veteran Marcus (Forest Whitaker) works in the town's mill for meager wages, and must ...

Deacons for Defense 2003,

UPC: 758445109320

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UPC: 758445109238

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