Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America

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Synopsis

Interweaving lecture, personal anecdotes, interviews, and shocking revelations, lawyer Jeffery Robinson draws a stark timeline of anti-Black racism in the United States, from slavery to the modern myth of a post-racial America.

Cast

  • Josephine Bolling McCall
  • Gwen Carr
  • Tiffany Crutcher
  • Carolyn Payne
  • Jeffery Robinson

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Metacritic

75
Feb 23, 2022

Robinson’s purpose here is to cut through the lies, propaganda and rhetoric and look at what all those folks so anxious to ban and even burn books are trying to cover up.

Metacritic review by Roger Moore
Roger Moore
Movie Nation
88
Jan 13, 2022

If the format of a lecture is inherently limiting, the directors do a superb job of weaving a compelling visual — and emotional — experience.

Jocelyn Noveck
The Associated Press
91
Jan 13, 2022

Arriving at a time when conversations once reserved for academics have filtered into popular culture, “Who We Are” never plays like the product of some Hollywood bandwagon effort. Instead, its existence speaks to the power of cinema to reflect the times by sparking conversations and changing minds.

Metacritic review by Ronda Racha Penrice
Ronda Racha Penrice
TheWrap