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The Black List: Vol. 3

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Third docu in series is candid, colorful, and powerful.

TV HBO Educational 2010
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age 14+

Language better than the first two.

There are a few F-bombs in this documentary. However, there are no N-words, unlike the previous two documentaries. That being said, I think the language is milder in this one, even though this site's rating is higher. That should not take away from the overall message of the program, which is very important.

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The candid, colorful, and deeply personal stories shared here highlight the various ways that race has shaped the African-American community -- and how it has contributed to some of its members' personal and professional successes. It also offers a chance to listen to some of the various ways that African Americans interpret the personal journeys that got them to where they are today.

The Black List: Vol. 3 is shorter than its predecessors, but it still captures the power and significance of every story. Like the other two volumes, the documentary pays homage to the overall African-American experience by documenting and preserving its unique cultural identity for future generations for all racial and ethnic backgrounds to learn from and enjoy.

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