Independent Lens

Season 5 Episode 15

A Place of Our Own

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Feb 17, 2004 on PBS
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A Place of Our Own
Oak Bluffs in New England was once a popular vacation spot for rich African Americans. Director, Stanley Nelson, revisits his childhood and returns to the east coast town, which is now predominantly white. Nelson tells the story of how class and color separated the nation at one time and how society slowly became to accept one another.moreless

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