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Black History Month Film Series: The Great Debaters
February 6, 2013
Countee Cullen Library, Auditorium
Starring: Denzel Washington & Nate Parker
MGM; Directed By: Denzel Washington
PG-13; 2 hr. 7 min. (2007)
Based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team.