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Yes, it makes a difference

A project exploring three different movie version about the movie A Raisin In the Sun along with significant figures during the Harlem Renaissance time period.

Krystal Fernandez

on 16 August 2012

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Nov. 30, 1924 - Jan. 1, 2005 Making a Difference Parents Charles and Ruby St.Hill gave birth to Shirley on November 30, 1924 in Brookln, New York. She was then moved to Barbados to her grandmother, where she recieved an excellent education before proceeding to Girls High School in Brooklyn. In college she recieved honors despite racism. She was the first African American elected to Congress. Shirley Anita Chisholm What happens to a dream deferred?

Does it dry up
like a raisin in the sun?
Or fester like a sore—
And then run?
Does it stink like rotten meat?
Or crust and sugar over—
like a syrupy sweet?

Maybe it just sags
like a heavy load.

Or does it explode? Harlem
by Langston Hughes Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas was born to Elizabeth and Aaron Douglas on May 26, 1899. He had always been interested in art from a young age and always encouraged by his mother. He made an abundance of works including murals, wood cut prints, magazine and book illustrations. Douglas became known as the Father of African American art. May 26, 1899 - February 3, 1979 Charles R. Drew June 3, 1904 - April 1, 1950 Richard Y. and Nora Burrell gave birth to Charles on June 3, 1904. Many say it was hi sisters death that led to his studies. Drew started the idea of a blood bank and a system for the long-term preservation of blood plasma. Jackie Robinson January 31, 1912 - October 24, 1972 Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born to a single mother who struggled with poverty. Robinson had a brother named Matt who came behind Jesse Owens in the 200 meter dash. Matt always encourged Jack to persue his love for sports. Robinson became the first African American allowed to play major league baseball James Baldwin Aug. 2, 1924-Dec. 1, 1987 James baldwin was born to a maid and factory worker in Harlem, New York. During his younger years he spent time time reading. He often wrote about the struggle of being an African-American. "An equally classic version that followed the original starring Sidney Poitier."
-Orlando Green "A pivoting twist to the orginal version with what should have been better actors."
-Fernandez "The harshest and most thrilling characters to match the play"
-Dir. Bill Duke "Sidney Poitier makes an amazing Walter with excellent movement and body language to convey the struggle and emotions"
-Fernandez "The most symbolic to the play"
-Dir. Daniel Petrie "Indeed, the whole production is a model of subtle adaptation. B+"
-E weekly "The best mama acting from pushing to emotions."
-Fernandez "My personal twist on the play to convey the old times with a pinch of modern day"
-Dir.Kenny Leon "The poignant and almost poetic performances by Ruby Dee and Sidney Poitier come positively alive on the screen."
-Neil Middlemiss Daniel Louis Amstrong August 4, 1901 - July 6, 1971 Born in New Orleans he was nicknamed Satchmo because some people said that his mouth was like a satchel. He came from a very poor family but grew up to be one of the best musicans of his time. The End
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