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The N Word (2004)

A documentary looking at the N word.

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Todd Williams
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Cast

Credited cast:
F. Lee Bailey ... Himself (archive footage)
Sandra Bernhard ... Herself
Donald Bogle Donald Bogle ... Himself
Todd Boyd Todd Boyd ... Himself
Elaine Brown ... Herself
LeVar Burton ... Himself
George Carlin ... Himself
Morris Chestnut ... Himself
Chuck D ... Himself
Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Stanley Crouch ... Himself
Damon Dash ... Himself
Dr. Dre ... Himself (archive footage)
Eazy-E Eazy-E ... Himself (archive footage)
Laurence Fishburne ... (archive footage)
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A documentary looking at the N word.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 June 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The N-Word: Divided We Stand See more »

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Trio Film See more »
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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Samuel L. Jackson: I'm an actor. I'm a nice guy. But the first thing you need to know about me is I'm a nigga. And if you mess with me, I'll do some nigga-ly shit to you.
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Edited from Richard Pryor: Live and Smokin' (1971) See more »

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Great Doc with Many Perspectives
24 September 2005 | by carltonjordanSee all my reviews

Watched this on TRIO one night. Great Great Great documentary on the N word. I highly recommend it. Many perspectives and viewpoints. It's amazing how much a word has been so much a part of our history. This documentary is for everyone to watch. The documentary isn't too heavy handed but gives not only history of the word but also shows that not all African Americans think alike on the use of the word, which I think is powerful. They got a bunch of celebrities white black and more to discuss it, and a bunch of clips from movies, TV, music videos, and sound bites from everything. it was very detailed. I would like to find this on DVD somewhere, it be good for schools to watch. It's actually fun to see every one from professors at Harvard, to Ice Cube, to Sandra Bernhart (spelling) talk about the word and their experiences with it.


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