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Films with the theme of racism

If you enjoyed reading ‘Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry’ then you might enjoy watching some of these movies. They all have the theme of racism as one of their central themes. ‘The Color Purple’ (1985) Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg, this film is based on the novel of […]


Reading after ‘Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry’

When you have read ‘Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry’ you might like to read one of more of the following novels which contain similar themes to Mildred Taylor’s book: ‘The Friends’ by Rosa Guy Phyllisia comes from the West Indies to stay in Harlem, New York, where she becomes a friend of Edith who […]


‘Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry’

So far, in ‘Roll of Thunder’ we have met some interesting characters and read about some shocking incidents. Over the next couple of days, I would like you to write a comment about who is your favourite character and explain why. I would also like you to describe an incident in the story that you […]