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Director  Robert Townsend
First episode date  February 24, 2002
Writer  Cyrus Nowrasteh
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
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Language  English
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Release date  February 24, 2002
Nominations  NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Cast  Andre Braugher, Charles S Dutton, Mario Van Peebles, Ellen Holly, Brock Peters
Similar movies  Andre Braugher appears in 10 - 000 Black Men Named George and Passing Glory

10 000 black men named george


10,000 Black Men Named George is a 2002 Showtime TV movie about A. Philip Randolph and his coworkers Milton Webster and Ashley Totten. The title refers to the custom of the time when Pullman porters, all of whom were black, were addressed as "George".

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Plot

The film follows union activist A. Philip Randolph's efforts to organize the black porters of the Pullman Rail Company in 1920s America, known as the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.

Cast

  • Andre Braugher as A. Philip Randolph
  • Charles S. Dutton as Milton Webster
  • Mario Van Peebles as Ashley Totten
  • Brock Peters as Leon Frey
  • Carla Brothers as Lucille Randolph
  • Kenneth McGregor as Barton Davis
  • Ellen Holly as Selena Frey
  • Ernestine Jackson as Mrs. Randolph
  • Ardon Bess as Daddy Moore
  • Production

    The movie was filmed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    References

    10,000 Black Men Named George Wikipedia
    10,000 Black Men Named George IMDb 10,000 Black Men Named George themoviedb.org


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