Mahree Bok lives on a farm in South Africa. Her father is a policeman who cannot hide his joy when activist Steve Biko is caught by the South African authorities. Piper Dellums is the daughter of a US congressman from California and who lives in a nice home in Washington DC. When Mahree is chosen to spend a semester at the Dellums' house, she doesn't expect that her host family would be black. Nor do her hosts suspect that she is not a black South African.
Dragomir R. Radev <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Look beyond black and white and you'll find...The Color of Friendship
Did You Know?
The real Erik Dellums, son of former Congressman Ron Dellums, appears in a cameo. See more
When Mahree gets the birthday cake in the mall, the sparkler candle goes from being out to burning again between shots. It also goes from being straight to leaning to the right to straight again. See more
I have a friend, a new friend, from South Africa. And this friend recently told me about a unique bird found in her country. And what is remarkable about this bird is not that it nests, for all birds nest, but that this particular bird nests in a community all unrelated to each other and all of different colors. This community of different colors and different birds has one common goal: to care for each other. We are a world of people, not ethnic groups, not races, and not different ...
References Freaky Friday
Sing a Song
Written by Maurice White
and Al McKay
Performed by Earth Wind & Fire
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing See more