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The Holocaust Museum Houston will kick off Black History Month with a virtual film screening of Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist. Hosted by Morgan Freeman, the film provides a searing examination of how “Red Scare” politics were used to hinder America’s civil rights movement. The film documents the first-hand experiences of African American performers faced with “blacklists,” loyalty oaths and other discrimination. It explores the impact these tactics had on the performers’ careers and on civil rights as a whole. Paul Robeson, Jackie Robinson, Harry Belafonte, Ossie Davis, and Dick Campbell are just a few of the notable personalities featured.

The Holocaust Museum Houston will kick off Black History Month with a virtual film screening of Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist. Hosted by Morgan Freeman, the film provides a searing examination of how “Red Scare” politics were used to hinder America’s civil rights movement. The film documents the first-hand experiences of African American performers faced with “blacklists,” loyalty oaths and other discrimination. It explores the impact these tactics had on the performers’ careers and on civil rights as a whole. Paul Robeson, Jackie Robinson, Harry Belafonte, Ossie Davis, and Dick Campbell are just a few of the notable personalities featured.

The Holocaust Museum Houston will kick off Black History Month with a virtual film screening of Scandalize My Name: Stories from the Blacklist. Hosted by Morgan Freeman, the film provides a searing examination of how “Red Scare” politics were used to hinder America’s civil rights movement. The film documents the first-hand experiences of African American performers faced with “blacklists,” loyalty oaths and other discrimination. It explores the impact these tactics had on the performers’ careers and on civil rights as a whole. Paul Robeson, Jackie Robinson, Harry Belafonte, Ossie Davis, and Dick Campbell are just a few of the notable personalities featured.

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Virtual
https://hmh.org/events/film-screening-scandalize-my-name-2022-02-03-18:00:00

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