What Black Men Think

Overview

Director Janks Morgan asks viewers to question everything they ever thought they know about black men in America with this documentary that aims to destroy the predominant myths, stereotypes, and misperceptions perpetuated in the media by examining how the government, the media, and special interest groups have formed a symbiotic relationship which permits them to marginalize black men in contemporary society. While the triumphs of the Civil Rights movement of the early-1960s led many African-Americans to hold ...
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Overview

Director Janks Morgan asks viewers to question everything they ever thought they know about black men in America with this documentary that aims to destroy the predominant myths, stereotypes, and misperceptions perpetuated in the media by examining how the government, the media, and special interest groups have formed a symbiotic relationship which permits them to marginalize black men in contemporary society. While the triumphs of the Civil Rights movement of the early-1960s led many African-Americans to hold out hope for a brighter, more informed future, the subsequent misinformation spread about black men in particular has prompted serious concern amongst such outspoken activists as Dr. Shelby Steele, Alvin Poussaint, and Dr. John MnWhorter - each of whom sit down to offer their unguarded opinions on the matter in a series of intimate and illuminating interviews.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/23/2008
  • UPC: 094922806864
  • Original Release: 2007
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  • Source: Yago Ent. Group
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:24:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 24,286

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dr. Shelby Steele Participant
Alvin Poussaint Participant
Dr. John McWhorter Participant
Joseph C. Phillips Participant
Michael Steele Participant
Dr. Earl Hutchinson Participant
Kevin Morton Participant
Willie Smith Participant
Ron Dixon Participant
Chad Sutton Participant
Brent Wamble Participant
Noland Greene Participant
Taalam Acey Participant
Tsion "The Wordsmith" Participant
Technical Credits
Janks Morton Director, Original Story, Producer
Katrina Briscoe Costumes/Costume Designer, Set Decoration/Design
Jynx Cinematographer, Editor
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- What Black Men Think
1. The Beginning [3:45]
2. The Cast [3:53]
3. The War [8:06]
4. The Genesis [10:19]
5. The Myths [6:39]
6. The Game [11:06]
7. The Miss [9:02]
8. The Question [5:48]
9. The Answer [6:45]
10. The Culprits [6:12]
11. The Bone [10:40]
12. The End [4:03]
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Disc #1 -- What Black Men Think
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