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Movie Review: The Great Debaters

Posted in Movie Reviews with tags on January 5, 2008 by Steelz


In 1935, Wiley College, a small Black college in Marshall, Texas defeated defending national champions University of Southern California in a debate. In terms of Black History, this story of
African-Americans breaking the color barrier in competitive debate is a small victory. Many civil rights milestones, which need not be named, have shadowed this event.

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