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10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)

Director, Robert Townsend. Cast: Andre Braugher, Karen Eyo,Charles S. Dutton, Mario Van Peebles, Ardon Bess, CarlaBrothers, Kedar Brown, Amanda Brugel, Joel Gordon. Adramatization of the true story of the formation of the firstblack-controlled union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping CarPorters. Asa Philip Randolph, a black journalist establishes avoice for the forgotten workers of the Pullman Rail Company,where all black porters were simply named "George", afterGeorge Pullman, the first person to employ emancipated slaves.95 in.
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