The Great Debaters

From deep in the color-divided South of 1930s East Texas, a generally unknown story of triumph by a black debating team from Wiley College emerges on the national stage this holiday season. Denzel Washington directs and stars in "The Great Debaters," the movie based on that true story, which comes to theaters Christmas Day. Washington plays the team's coach, the invincible Professor Melvin Tolson. Talk maven Oprah Winfrey, fresh off the Obama campaign trail, is one of the movie producers....Full Story
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