Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored

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Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored
AuthorClifton Taulbert
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreMemoir
Published1989

Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored is a memoir by Clifton Taulbert, first published in 1989. Taulbert writes about his life experiences from his childhood in a small Mississippi town during the segregated 1950s to his emigration North in 1962 at the age of 17. The book won Taulbert a Pulitzer Prize nomination and was later made into a 1996 movie starring Phylicia Rashad, Richard Roundtree, Isaac Hayes, and Al Freeman, Jr.[1]

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  1. ^ Holden, Stephen (January 26, 1996). "FILM REVIEW; Fond Memories of Mississippi in the 50s". The New York Times.