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BLACK HISTORY MINI DOCS presents WOODY STRODE

Woodrow Wilson Woolwine "Woody" Strode (July 25, 1914 – December 31, 1994), was a decathlete, football star, and activist who become a film actor. He was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the movie Spartacus, released in 1960. In 1946, almost a year before Jackie Robinson broke the color lines in baseball, Strode was one of the first Blacks to play in the NFL after the ban in 1934. He was also a professional wrestler and served in the United States Army during World War II.

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Neema Barnette

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“Cut and print that sucker”, is the saying that Neema Barnette always yells out after a “shot” or “film take” that she is pleased with on her film shoots. Once again Neema is putting her coined phrase in action with Mara Brock Akil’s OWN series Love Is.

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