PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Romance
A drama based on the true story of Melvin B. Tolson, a professor at Wiley College Texas. In 1935, he inspired students to form the school's first debate team, which went on to challenge Harvard in the national championship.
The diploma hanging in Dr. James Farmer's study is an authentic copy provided to the art department by Boston University archivist Kara Jackman.
James Farmer Jr.:
We do what we have to do in order to do what we want to do.
When James gets home after being selected for the debate team, he is holding his books with their spines towards his left arm. But when he sets them down to go speak with his father, the spines are towards his right.
Step It Up & Go
Performed by Alvin Youngblood Hart (as Alvin 'Youngblood' Hart) & Teenie Hodges
Produced by G. Marq Roswell
Arranged by Alvin Youngblood Hart (as Alvin 'Youngblood' Hart) & G. Marq Roswell
$9,184,022 (USA) (30 December 2007)
$30,226,144 (USA) (13 April 2008)
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