The Resource Arc of justice : the rise, fall and rebirth of a beloved community

Arc of justice : the rise, fall and rebirth of a beloved community

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Arc of justice : the rise, fall and rebirth of a beloved community
Title
Arc of justice
Title remainder
the rise, fall and rebirth of a beloved community
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Language
eng
Summary
This film traces the remarkable journey of New Communities, Inc. and the struggle for racial justice and economic empowerment among African Americans in southwest Georgia. NCI was created in 1969 in Albany, Georgia by leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, including Congressman John Lewis, and Charles and Shirley Sherrod, to help secure economic independence for African American families. For 15 years, NCI cooperatively farmed nearly 6,000 acres, the largest tract of land in the United States owned by African Americans at the time, but racist opposition prevented them from implementing plans to build 500 affordable homes as part of their community land trust. Unable to secure government loans to cope with the impact of successive years of drought, NCI lost the land to foreclosure in 1985. But 25 years later it was given new life as a result of a successful and little-known class action lawsuit brought by hundreds of African American farmers against the U.S. Department of Agriculture for loan discrimination. With the settlement, the original founders purchased a 1,600-acre plantation once owned by the largest slave owner and richest man in Georgia. NCI is now growing pecans and using the antebellum mansion on the property as a retreat and training center, still committed to its original mission of promoting racial justice and economic development
Cataloging source
UtOrKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by New Day Films in 2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, Helen S.
  • Lipman, Mark
  • New Day Films (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
22
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  • New Communities, Inc
  • Collective farms
  • Collective settlements
  • African Americans
  • African American farmers
  • African American
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights demonstrations
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Land tenure
  • Georgia
Technique
live action
Label
Arc of justice : the rise, fall and rebirth of a beloved community
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Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (23 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1254054
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)980289614
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1254054
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Arc of justice : the rise, fall and rebirth of a beloved community
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (23 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1254054
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)980289614
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1254054
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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