Produced and Directed by
Alan Raymond
Susan Raymond

Written and Narrated by
Susan Raymond

Cinematographer and Editor
Alan Raymond

Location Sound
Peter Thomas
David Rainey
Michael Boyle
Robert Silverthorne

Avid Assistants
Mike Attie
Mark Brownstone

Main Title Design
Frank and Caroline Mouris

Post Production Editor
John Custodio

Re-Recording Mixer
Mark DeSimone

Production Counsel
Joseph Martin Carasso

Special Thanks
Isabelle Grant
Frank DeStefano
Bonnie Copeland
Rosalyn Carter
Deanna Burney
The teachers, staff and students at
Frederick Douglass High

Historical Photos Courtesy
Frederick Douglass H.S. Alumni Association
The Afro American Newspaper
AP Images
Library of Congress

Music Credits
“B More Blocks”
Written by Sharnae DeShields
Music by DLake
Performed by Sharnae DeShields

“Lazy Blues”
Written by Kevin McCormick
Published by LA Post Music

Written by Sharnae DeShields
Performed by Sharnae DeShields

“The Pledge of Allegiance Song”
Written by Francis Bellamy
Arranged by Alfred Reed
Published by Piedmont Music
Performed by Douglass H.S. Choir

“Hallelujah Chorus from The Messiah”
Written by George Frederick Handel
Performed by Douglass H.S. Choir

“Dance My Pain Away”
Written by Rod Lee
Published by Morphius Records
Performed by Rod Lee

Performed by D’Nikko Evans, Kyle
Foster, Daniel Green, Duane Hinton

“Pomp and Circumstances March No. 1”
Written by Edward Elgar
Performed by Douglass H.S. Band

“Silk Robe + Sunday Paper”
Written by Tom Borton, Steve Allee
Published by L.A. Post Music

Senior Producer
John Hoffman

Executive Producer
Sheila Nevins

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