Race To Freedom: The Underground Railroad

  • 1994
  • 1 HR 34 MIN
  • NR

Compared with the many outstanding Holocaust dramas on big and small screens, surprisingly few features have meaningfully explored that other resonant human-rights crime, slavery. This made-for-TV effort is an earnest but nonetheless pedestrian attempt to correct that situation. In 1850s North Carolina, a quartet of slaves bolt from a plantation when a...read more

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MIXED-ISH - In "mixed-ish," Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s and the constant dilemmas they had to face over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves. Bow's parents Paul and Alicia decide to move from a hippie commune to the suburbs to better provide for their family. As her parents struggle with the challenges of their new life, Bow and her siblings navigate a mainstream school in which they're perceived as neither black nor white. This family's experiences illuminate the challenges of finding one's own identity when the rest of the world can't decide where you belong. (ABC/Kelsey McNeal)
MYKAL-MICHELLE HARRIS, ARICA HIMMEL, ETHAN WILLIAM CHILDRESS

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