October 16, 2016
The Solomon Sir Jones collection of silent film showing the lives of early African American towns in Oklahoma is important because they provide counter-narratives to some of the negative histories, lies, and depictions of African Americans in the US often taught and believed by many people. I plan to show these film clips to my students. I first saw one of the films posted on a friend of mines Facebook page.
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Solomon Sir Jones, Film_1 - Chapter #0 : Congregationalists coming out of church, Clearview, OK