MPB Classics

Richard Wright: Black Boy (1994)

01/01/2021 | 1h 27m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

A feature-length documentary telling the story of Richard Wright: a literary and cultural phenomenon. Through his works (including Native Son and Black Boy), the Mississippi native put the harsh realities of the Jim Crow South on display, leading to both acclaim and controversy. Originally released in 1994.

Aired: 01/01/21

Rating: NR

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