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Deacons for Defense

Deacons for Defense (2003)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 2003 Wide

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Inspired by a true story, this made-for-cable drama is set in 1965, not long after passage of the Civil Rights Act. To the African-American citizens of Bogalusa, LA, however, it is "business as usual"; they are still treated like third-class citizens, their fundamental rights as human beings persistently trampled by the white power structure, in general, and the local branch of the KKK, in particular. Like many of the local black men, war veteran Marcus (Forest Whitaker) works in the town's mill

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Richard Wesley, Frank Military

Nov 18, 2003

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    1. Marcus: You know why men wear hoods? Cause they got no courage.
    – Submitted by Frances H (16 days ago)
    1. Marcus: I've been to war already. I didn't like it then.
    – Submitted by Frances H (16 days ago)
    1. Marcus: This has got to stop. I gotta do something.
    – Submitted by Frances H (16 days ago)
    1. Deane: Our skin is not the same color as God's.
    – Submitted by Frances H (16 days ago)
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