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God's Stepchildren

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 5 min.
  • Genres: Early Black Cinema, Drama
  • Director:Oscar Micheaux


A light-skinned African-American girl, Naomi (Jacqueline Lewis), denounces her own race in this controversial melodrama produced, written, and directed by prolific black filmmaker Oscar Micheaux. As a baby, Naomi was left by her mother at the home of a widow, Mrs. Saunders, and much confusion arose as to whether the child was black or white. When Naomi reaches her primary school years, she demostrates an intense hatred of blacks and...more