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Church doors open at eleven and everyone that passes through them is white. Two hundred yards away, another church is opening to an all black congregation. Why are Martin Luther King Jr.'s words about eleven o'clock on Sunday being the most segregated hour in America still valid?

Filmmaker Kent Moorhead followed the two churches for ten years and found white people talking about being comfortable and black people losing their patience. But the division wasn't just between the churches. Inside the white church the wounds from a racial war in 1962 were still not healed.

Winner of Best Documentary Film Award

2005 Crossroads Film Festival

Click to read review in Jackson Free Press
The story is about more than just two churches in Oxford, Mississippi. Young people in that town, like children across the South, are daily passing the monuments of racial violence and Civil Rights struggle without even knowing it. "We don't learn from the past," says Kent Moorhead. He feels Southern filmmakers have a duty to uncover and tell those stories.
"The hatred of those days is well documented by photojournalists and newsreel cameramen of the time".
James Meredith at Ole Miss in 1962
The US Army stopped a race war begun by whites
"White people give themselves the right to not change by using the same old mantras: 'It's in the past', 'Others were just as bad', and the worst of all, 'It's just going to take time'. The South is kept hostage to racism because those of us who long for change don't speak up.
This film is an attempt to look at the steps that are needed for change and to face down what stops that change from happening. In the end, it does show changes taking place. The question is, will it leave white people behind?
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Scene from "The Most Segregated Hour" – an integrated youth retreat in 1996