Peabody Award-winning documentary that continues to earn accolades for its portrayal of the pioneering struggles and triumphs of African Americans in sports as diverse as horse racing, bicycling, boxing, tennis, and baseball. Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson. (PG, 1996, 1 hr 59 min)
This event is part of the related educational programming for feature exhibition CHERYL POPE: NOT WITHOUT A FIGHT, which offers FREE ADMISSION TO RAM FOR AGES 18 + UNDER, and artwork labels presented in both English and Spanish. On view February 8–May 27, 2019 at Rockford Art Museum, inside the Riverfront Museum Park located at 711 North Main Street in downtown Rockford, Illinois.
Directions: Rockford Art Museum – 711 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west on Business 20 six and a half miles to IL 2 north (Wyman St., first street past the Rock River); right on IL 2 five blocks to the museum complex on the right side of the one-way street. From the south, I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main). North on IL 2 through the downtown to the museum complex. Park in the Riverfront Museum Park lot. Pedestrian tunnel connects organizations housed at Riverfront Museum Park (RAM, Discovery Center, Rockford Dance Company, Rockford Symphony Orchestra) and Burpee Museum of Natural History, located next door.