Long Time Coming was created to both honor the barrier-breakers and to stimulate honest and constructive conversation on race in America. We are grateful to all who have participated and are making a difference today.

The Players

The 1955 Pensacola Jaycees

Rev. Freddie Augustine

Cleveland Dailey

Admiral “Spider” LeRoy

Will Preyer

Willie V. Robinson

Willie Stromas

The 1955 Orlando Kiwanis

Jerry Cowart

Gary Fleming

Stewart Hall

Ron Homan

Bill Hudson

John Lane

Danny Rivenbark

Supporting Cast

Andrew Young

Hank Aaron

Cal Ripken, Jr.

Gary Sheffield

Davey Johnson

John Rivers

Lance Van Auken

Chris Lamb

Robin Reshard

Film Crew

Directed By Jon Strong
Produced By Ted Haddock
Producer John King
Producer Tighe Arnold & James Spradlin
Executive Producer Michael Tollin
Edited By Jon Strong & Drew Tearpak
Editor Mike Quinn, Jr. & Andre Bohrer
Director of Photography Christopher S. Towle
Original Score By John Arndt
Music By Mervyn Warren & John Arndt
Music Featuring Keb Mo
Music Featuring The Brilliance
Music Supervisor Linda Cohen

Film Partners

Common Pictures
Strong Films
The Edward E. Haddock, Jr. Family Foundation

Legacy Partners

Institute for Sports and Social Justice
Hank Aaron’s Chasing the Dream Foundation
Orlando Together

LTC Generations

Long Time Coming is pleased to collaborate with StoryCorps, the national storytelling and archiving project, to create LTC Generations. LTC Generations allows viewers to share their history and contribute to the ongoing story of civil rights in America. Your stories will post on LTC social media channels, and be archived at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC as part of the American Folk Life Collection. Download details.

LTC Study Guide

Coming soon.