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Oscar Micheaux

Filmmaker Oscar Micheaux. Wikimedia Commons.

Filmmaker Oscar Micheaux. Wikimedia Commons.

In 1919, Oscar Micheaux became the first African American to make a film – “The Homesteader”. Micheaux wrote, directed, and produced the film. He is most certainly the most famous producer of race films.

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