Saturday, June 19, 2021

Oscar Micheaux -- Symbol of the Unconquered -- June 19, 2021


Omaha Monitor, 23-June-1921

Oscar Micheaux was a pioneer in producing what were known as race films. His fourth feature film was Symbol of the Unconquered. For some reason, the film is mentioned twice in the same column in the Omaha Monitor, an African-American owned newspaper.

Omaha Monitor, 23-June-1921

On June 17, 2021 President Joe Biden signed a law making Juneteenth a national holiday. 

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