Independent Lens - Season 18, Episode 7 - Rotten Tomatoes

Birth of a Movement

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A protest in 1915 Boston led by civil rights activist William Monroe Trotter (1872-1934) against D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation," which depicted the KKK as heroes and African-Americans as racist caricatures, is recalled.

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