The mission of The Department of Afro-American Research Arts and Culture to identify the global significance of the creative contributions pioneered by an international diaspora of Blackness
The Department of Afro American Research, Arts, and Culture's Archive is a subdivision of DAARAC that digitally preserves Afro American films. On this website, you may browse our archive that consists of film posters, screenshots, and movie synopsis. All information provided here is for research and reference purposes. We do not host full-length films on this website.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The Burden of Race (1921) [Lost Film]

Reol Productions. At a great university he competed with the flower of young manhood and excelled both in academic achievement and in athletics. And then he met the girl - not of his own people - and for her he risked his life. In the greater university of life he grappled with the forces which made for success and or failure - and won. The girl, with no hope of that love's fruition, was his inspiration. He stoop at the pinnacle of success fame. She loved him, but between them stretched a a mighty chasm, Did a great love triumph? This is the story that grips the hearts of young and old and sends the blood coursing through the veins.