A rich racist white man is dying and hatches an elaborate scheme for transplanting his head onto another man's body. His health deteriorates rapidly, and doctors are forced to transplant his head onto the only available candidate: a black man from death row...
Billy Townsend, an All-American joins the world famous Harlem Globetrotters despite being at college but he soon becomes the team star and gets married causing tension within the team as it goes against regulations but an injury could threaten his career before it gets started. Starring Dorothy Dandridge, Billy Brown and the real life Harlem Globetrotters of the 1950s playing themselves: Roscoe Cumberland,William 'Pop' Gates,Marques Haynes,Louis 'Babe' Pressley,Ermer Robinson,Ted Strong,Reece 'Goose' Tatum,Frank Washington and Clarence Wilson.
A Detroit police sergeant finds himself framed for a murder he didn't commit while uncovering a conspiracy that involves the city's elite...and an old enemy. Starring Carl Weathers, Vanity, Prince A. Hughes, Chino "Fats" Williams and Bill Duke.
It was every parent's nightmare, made even more terrifying by the spectre of racism. On an April night in 1993, 18-year old Stephen Lawrence was viciously attacked by a group of knife-wielding white men shouting racial epithets while waiting for a bus in a London neighborhood. Stephen's wounds were fatal, but the mishandling of his case exposed a floundering justice system and a corrupt culture that tolerated institutionalized racism and violence. The couple's precedent-setting legal battle against the entire criminal justice system saw their grief joined by frustration, anger, and ultimately redemption, as an entire country was forced to come to grips with the unsightly reality of racism. Starring Marianne Jean-Baptiste and Hugh Quarshie
A student who gets a new outlook on life after he is hit by a car and finds himself awakening in South Carolina during the early 19th century and in the middle of the Denmark Vesay Rebellion. Starring Phill Lewis, Moses Gunn, Frank Converse, Carl Lumbly and Vonetta McGee
Chicago's top private eye, Sheba Shayne returns to her Kentucky hometown when she learns that her father's life is being threatened. Starring Pam Grier, Austin Stoker,Dick Merrifield and D'Urville Martin.
Cardiac pioneer Vivien Thomas who pioneered modern heart surgery and his trials and tribulations of the period as a black surgeon as well as his complex and volatile partnership with white surgeon Alfred Blalock.
The story of Jesse Owens, the son of a sharecropper and grandson of a slave, achieved what no Olympian before him had accomplished. His stunning achievement of four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin has made him the best remembered athlete in Olympic history.
The Beverly Hills home of a white wealthy couple turns up side down when they meet Bone who discovers that they are having marital problems, he unwillingly provides the spouses with an unlikely resolution to their conflicts as well as a solution to his own secret problem.
Stoney, a photojournalist, is assigned by a U.S. music magazine to cover a battle of the bands in Jamaica. where he becomes involved with the seductive Blossom who works for a crime boss whom she convinces to help doublecross him by stealing the box office money her boss plans to rob with dangerous results...
Truck Turner and his partner Jerry, who make their living as bounty hunters in Los Angeles, are hired to hunt down Gator, a pimp who has skipped bail. But it leads to them becoming caught in the middle of a pimp civil war.
Its Homecoming weekend at Mission College, a leading historically black college in Atlanta.But tensions between two factions of students on ideology, race class and politics lead to a sobering conclusion.
When Private Investigator Michael Brennen gets dragged into a drug-smuggling operation while searching for the girlfriend of a client, it leads him to a politically prominent white family and a sinister cover up.Starring O.J.Simpson,Tracy Reed and Bumper Robinson.
When FBI Agent Sharlene Cavanaugh is incapacitated during a dangerous mission, breaking her leg while trying to capture drug runners. Her identical twin sister Linda, a waitress, is enlisted to take her place. Masquerading as a sophisticated financial analyst, Linda is thrust into a perilous game with hilarious results.
A high school senior struggles with becoming a man, and living in a middle class white neighborhood in the late 1950s. Starring Johnny Nash, Estelle Hemsley ,Ruby Dee,Frederick O'Neal and Beah Richards.
Respected cavalry officer Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for a crime he didnt commit but can he prove his innocence as his white counterparts .has his fate in their hands..while under the shadow of an Indian war raid that threatens them all.
Edmund Perry appears to have things all going his way when he graduates from Phillips Exeter Academy with a scholarship to Stanford U. when an unfortunate meeting with a police officer ends his life. The focus is on the four years and the events at the Academy which ultimately led to the tragedy.
A cruel white slaveowner trains his slave to become a prized fighter in order to save his rundown plantation but their lives interwine into a deadly conclusion among the backdrop of oppression and white depravity...Starring Ken Norton,Brenda Sykes,Earl Maynard,Debbi Morgan,Durwyn Robinson,Lillian Hayman,Ji-Tu Cumbuka and Richard Ward.