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Explore the challenges, sacrifices, hopes and dreams of the African American community 100 years ago and learn what it meant to “stoop to stand” during a film created for the Maymont African American Voices initiative. Living history actors portray the Black staff who worked for the Dooleys at Maymont, 1893-1925, telling heartfelt first-person stories that convey their sense of responsibility to create a better future for their children and community.

The film was produced by M.A.M. Inc. Productions and made possible in part by the E. Rhoades and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.

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