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The big screen makes us think

"Glory Road," just like "Hoop Dreams" and "Remember the Titans" before it, has prompted a discussion of racial inequality in America.

Updated: January 24, 2006, 3:43 PM ET
By Richard Lapchick | Special to Page 2

The release of "Glory Road" has once again given us a movie that prompts a discussion about the issue of race in America. The movie "Crash" went far deeper into stereotyping and racism across all racial and ethnic groups, but it was seen by a limited audience. Sports movies like "Glory Road," "Remember the Titans" and "Hoop Dreams" are seen by wider audiences. The depiction of life in these films raises many important questions and inspires discussions about the state of America's race relations ...

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