The Color of Friendship (2000)

Genres - Children's/Family  |   Sub-Genres - Childhood Drama, Docudrama  |   Release Date - Feb 5, 2000 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Canada, United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Mark Deming

This made-for-TV drama is based on the true story of Ron V. Dellums, an African-American congressman who housed a white exchange student from South Africa during the height of South Africa's minority rule. The Color of Friendship stars Carl Lumbly, Shadia Simmons, and Penny Johnson.



African-American, Apartheid, exchange-student, friendship, representative [Congressman], South-Africa, tolerance, White (Caucasian)