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Hidden colors : the untold history of people of aboriginal Moor & African descent /

by Nasheed, Tariq [film producer,]; Akinroluyo, Ola [film producer.]; Tirolia, Marc [film producer.]; Reynolds, Shannon [film producer.]; Ali, Shahrazad [commentator.]; Valentine, Phil [commentator.]; Johnson, Umar [commentator.]; Coleman, Booker T [commentator.]; Bey, Sabir [commentator.]; Welsing, Frances Cress [commentator.]; Hillary, Richard [director of photography.]; Garcia, Roberto (Motion picture editor) [editor of moving image work.]; Tariq Elite (Firm) [production company.]; Labnoise Films [production company.]; King Flex Entertainment [production company,].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [Los Angeles] : King Flex Entertainment, 2011.Edition: Widescreen.Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.) : DVD video, sound, color, with black&white sequence ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: In English, no subtitles.Other title: Untold history of people of aboriginal Moor & African descent.Subject(s): African Americans -- Social conditions | African Americans -- Race identity | African Americans -- History | Racism -- United States -- History | Blacks -- History | Blacks -- Race identity | African Americans | African Americans -- Race identity | African Americans -- Social conditions | Blacks | Blacks -- Race identity | Civilization | Racism | Africa -- Civilization | Africa | United States | Documentary films | Nonfiction films | Feature films | Feature films -- United States | Documentary films | Feature films | History | Nonfiction films | Feature films -- United States
Contents:
The intro -- Hidden colors of Africa -- Hidden colors of Asia -- Hidden colors of religion -- Hidden colors of Europe -- The Moors -- Hidden colors of Pre-Columbian America -- Hidden colors of the founding of the United States -- Why the colors were hidden -- Solutions.
Featuring Tariq Nasheed and fellow interviewees Shahrazad Ali, Phil Valentine, Umar Johnson, Booker T. Coleman, Sabir Bey, Frances Cress Welsing.Summary: Traces the history of black America back to ancient African civilization, examining attempts by the white establishment in the U.S. to conceal this knowledge as a means of undermining African American identity. Presents theories of scholars and social commentators which comprise a history in which African Americans have been systematically oppressed as a people.
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A documentary about the real and untold history of people of color around the globe. This film discusses some of the reasons the contributions of African and aboriginal people have been left out of the pages of history. Traveling around the country, the film features scholars, historians, and social commentators who uncovered such amazing facts about things

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011.

The intro -- Hidden colors of Africa -- Hidden colors of Asia -- Hidden colors of religion -- Hidden colors of Europe -- The Moors -- Hidden colors of Pre-Columbian America -- Hidden colors of the founding of the United States -- Why the colors were hidden -- Solutions.

Director of photography, Richy Hillary ; edited by Roberto Garcia ; executive producers, Marc Tirolia, Shannon Reynolds, Tariq Nasheed.

Featuring Tariq Nasheed and fellow interviewees Shahrazad Ali, Phil Valentine, Umar Johnson, Booker T. Coleman, Sabir Bey, Frances Cress Welsing.

Traces the history of black America back to ancient African civilization, examining attempts by the white establishment in the U.S. to conceal this knowledge as a means of undermining African American identity. Presents theories of scholars and social commentators which comprise a history in which African Americans have been systematically oppressed as a people.

Not rated.

DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; monaural.

In English, no subtitles.

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