The Black List: Volume One
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The Black List: Volume One
Directed by filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and produced by journalist Elvis Mitchell, this collaborative documentary offers an informative collection of portraits of twenty influential African Americans ranging from powerful CEOs to prolific artists, well-known politicians, and dedicated activists. Artist Bill T. Jones discusses the reaction of his contemporaries after he described himself as an artist first and a black man second, Chris Rock describes how equality in sports didn't come about until there were bad black athletes in the major leagues, and Vernon Jordan ponders the… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An invaluable document for the time capsule."
‑ Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter
"A salute to Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and Elvis Mitchell is in order for producing an innovative series likely to revamp the way in which television studios approach the personal portrait genre."
‑ Kam Williams, NewsBlaze
"An impeccably mounted survey of voices from across the spectrum of African-American accomplishment."
‑ Justin Chang, Variety
"Profound docu explores African-American racial identity."
‑ Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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