By Jacqueline Najuma Stewart
Focusing on Black movie tradition in Chicago through the silent period, Migrating to the flicks begins with the earliest cinematic representations of African american citizens and concludes with the silent movies of Oscar Micheaux and different early "race movies" made for Black audiences, discussing many of the outstanding ways that African american citizens staked their declare in cinema's improvement as an paintings and a cultural institution.
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