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The Ernest Green Story (1993)





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This well-mounted made-for-cable film zeroes in on the personal story of Ernest Green, the only senior among the nine black students who integrated Arkansas' Little Rock High School in 1957. Faced with pressure from both his taunter and his peers, Ernest manages to survive a harrowing year with his courage and intellect intact. Morris Chestnut of Boyz in the Hood fame stars as Green, while Ossie Davis co-stars as Ernest's grandfather. Though produced for the Disney Channel, the dialogue in The Ernest Green Story is occasionally as raw and uninhibited as the subject matter demands. The film debuted January 17, 1993.


Morris Chestnut
as Ernest Green
Ossie Davis
as Grandfather
CCH Pounder
as Daisy Bates
Tina Lifford
as Mrs. Green
Gary Grubbs
as Mr. Loomis
Avery Brooks
as Rev. Lawson
Ruby Dee
as Mrs. Wilson
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