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  • Jeffrey Wright (L) as Dr. Martin Luther King and Terrence Howard (R) as Ralph Abernathy in "Boycott"

    Jeffrey Wright (L) as Dr. Martin Luther King and Terrence Howard (R) as Ralph Abernathy in "Boycott" Credit: Bob Greene/HBO

  • Still from HBO's film "Boycott," about the boycott of public buses during the 1950s civil rights movement.

    Still from HBO's film "Boycott," about the boycott of public buses during the 1950s civil rights movement. Credit: Bob Greene/HBO

  • "Boycott" Director Clark Johnson with Jeffrey Wright

    "Boycott" Director Clark Johnson with Jeffrey Wright Credit: Bob Greene/HBO

"Boycott" debuted on HBO in 2001 and was the winner of numerous awards in 2002, including a Peabody Award. Clark Johnson directed the film about Martin Luther King and the public bus boycotts of the 1950s. Jeffrey Wright stars as King, with Terrence Howard as Ralph Abernathy and CCH Pounder as Jo Ann Robinson.