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L. C. ANDERSON HIGH SCHOOL TRIBUTE 8: 1965 YELLOWJACKETS YEARBOOK: SENIORS & "DEACONS FOR DEFENSE"



MY SELECTION NO. 8 FOR "BEST MOVIES OF THE SIXTIES" IS
"DEACONS FOR DEFENSE"
STARRING "OSSIE DAVIS", "FOREST WHITAKER", "CHRISTOPHER BRITTON",
"JONATHAN SILVERMAN", "ADAM WEINER", AND MARCUS JOHNSON
 
Deacons for Defense is a 2003 American televisiondrama film directed by Bill Duke. The television film stars; Forest Whitaker, Christopher Britton, Ossie Davis, Jonathan Silverman, Adam Weiner, and Marcus Johnson.
PLOT: It is loosely based on the true story of the Deacons for Defense and Justice, an African-American militia that was formed in 1964 to protect activists working with the Congress for Racial Equality (CORE), as well as others working with the Civil Rights Movement.Marcus Clay organizes an all-black group dedicated to patrolling the black section of town and protecting the aspects of "white backlash".


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CONTINUE STROLLING DOWN MEMORY LANE WITH
THE 1965 L. C. ANDERSON HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS CLASS...





















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