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This film about the Red Ball Express, a truck convoy system during WWII ran primarily by blacks, has a mostly white cast.

Dec. 19, 2011

Fifty years after the civil rights era, and almost 150 years after slavery, the vast majority of the images we see in film and on television are still of white Americans. Today in our occasional series, Images, Movies and Race, Milos Stehlik looks at why media and movies are so out of touch with the country's real diversity. Two African-American pioneers in advertising join the discussion.