Effa Manley Case Study

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Good Afternoon, I have a proposal offered by the Major League Baseball executives to produce a movie about the most famous woman of baseball Ms. Effa Manley. Effa Manley changed the negro baseball series with her management over the Newark Eagles and a committee member for Civil Rights. Her husband, Abraham Manley, was granted to operate the Brooklyn Eagles by the NAACP; however, her husband is a gambler and there have been several issues for him, his wife, and the team. To get back on track, I calculated the project will cost one hundred thirty million dollars. The money will cover payment to actors, equipment, and scenery. The director I have chosen for this movie is Denzel Washington. The role for Abe Manley will be played by Keith Davis,…show more content…
She ran charities and dances after important games to promote civil rights and fame. Effa even knew the league was in disarray and offered suggestions to the NAACP for improvements. “In no uncertain times, expressed her disapproval of the way the members conducted league business-like manner.”, quoted Posey (Pg. 25). Eventually, four members of the NAACP voted her to represent the league’s financial interests at the Classic World Series, “Effa handled the affairs in a capable manner and gave each member an intelligent financial report of the game. “(Pg. 28). On the other hand, Greenlee disagreed with this by quoting, “the proper place for women is by the fireside and not functioning in positions to which their husbands have been elected.” (Pg. 28). To note, these were times where women did not have equal rights to…show more content…
Both women were Civil Rights activist, members of the NAACP, and known to be white. However, it came down to an end where both was exposed to be African American, but Rachel faced racial identity with media and crimes. Back to the point, I chose Denzel Washington for the director of this movie because he played a former Negro league baseball player in the movie Fences and his background history with inspirational and motivational African American movies. Also, Thandie Newton was a good choice for the role of Effa Manley due to her role in The Pursuit of Happiness and Good Deeds. Her skin tone is not as light as Ms. Manley, but she was the closest choice I had other than Rashida Jones. Unfortunately, the actors I wanted for the movie was unavailable or out of the movie’s budget. Though I believe I made the right
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