Black Boys

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Marking 400 years since enslaved Africans arrived in Jamestown, "Black Boys" illuminates the full spectrum of Black male humanity in America through an intimate, intergenerational conversation at the intersection of sports, education and criminal justice. The film elevates an urgent and timely reckoning on identity, opportunity and equity to reimagine success for Black males in America while also touching on their vulnerability and resilience in the face of dehumanization.

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Malcolm Jenkins
Executive Producer
Jeanne Tyson
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Evald Ridore
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Critic Reviews for Black Boys

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  • Despite trying so hard to prove the worth of Black boys, the film makes anonymous examples of them.

    September 10, 2020 | Full Review…
  • The film challenges us to do what it takes to give black boys and men the same opportunities open to everyone else.

    October 5, 2020 | Full Review…
  • By pointing out these differences in unpretentious yet informative tones, Black Boys celebrates Black youth and hopefully inspires viewers to do what they can to support them.

    September 25, 2020 | Full Review…
  • It's an insightful documentary, and one that calls for more awareness about how racism persists in America, and why it's important for everyone to be part of the conversation.

    September 18, 2020 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Black Boys is a pants down around your ankles cinematic conversation centered around how the Mind, Body and Voices of Black Boys have been circumvented for centuries from the fantabulous Sonia Lowman being brave enough to confront her own "white fear.'

    September 11, 2020 | Full Review…
  • Ultimately, Black Boys showcases, with great sensitivity and respect, its onscreen subjects, allowing them to speak and be heard. Let us listen and learn.

    September 10, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

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