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Video
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tensions are growing, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie is Sal's delivery boy. Radio Raheem has the letters of love and hate written on his hands. He is defiant and together with a motivated Buggin Out, push Sal and his sons to their breaking point. The cops intervene, using force and brutality to apprehend the large Radio Raheem. He is unwilling to succumb to the over-excessive brutality of the police and the racist views of Sal and his family. The overzealous police officers don't understand the repercussions of the violence they just unleashed. The neighbors band together to protest this extreme form of pure, toxic bigotry. Mob mentality takes over and the other local non-African American store owners become threatened. Tempers flare and rage is in the air.
Media & Microtext Center
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01, CSRE-149A-01, SOC-149-01, SOC-249-01, URBANST-112-01
Video
2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
It's the hottest day of the year in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Tensions are growing, with the only local businesses being a Korean grocery and Sal's Pizzeria. Mookie is Sal's delivery boy. Radio Raheem has the letters of love and hate written on his hands. He is defiant and together with a motivated Buggin Out, push Sal and his sons to their breaking point. The cops intervene, using force and brutality to apprehend the large Radio Raheem. He is unwilling to succumb to the over-excessive brutality of the police and the racist views of Sal and his family. The overzealous police officers don't understand the repercussions of the violence they just unleashed. The neighbors band together to protest this extreme form of pure, toxic bigotry. Mob mentality takes over and the other local non-African American store owners become threatened. Tempers flare and rage is in the air.
Media & Microtext Center
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01, CSRE-149A-01, SOC-149-01, SOC-249-01, URBANST-112-01
Video
1 videodisc (171 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (36 p.)
This documentary follows two inner-city basketball phenoms' lives through high school as they chase their dreams of playing in the NBA.
Media & Microtext Center
CSRE-149A-01, SOC-149-01, SOC-249-01, URBANST-112-01
Video
2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + program notes
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container.
Media & Microtext Center
AFRICAAM-58Q-01, AMSTUD-58Q-01, CSRE-149A-01, SOC-149-01, SOC-249-01, URBANST-112-01