The story of Dr. Ambedkar with Black people in America in 1916 is told in the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar movie directed by Jabbar Patel in 2000. This movie was produced by the India Government and the State of Maharashtra. This movie is more than a documentary but this movie is the spirit and the heart and soul of the people of Maharashtra.

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Dr. Ambedkar came from Maharashtra. Before he was born in 1891 the spirit to fight the cast system was born. The Aidi movement or original or indigenous people of India idea was born. Dr. Ambedkar was born into the untouchable cast.
He came to Columbia College in New York in 1913 . He joined the Political Department of the Columbia University as a Post Graduate Student. He passed his M.A. exam in June, 1913, majoring in Economics, with Sociology, History, Philosophy, and Anthropol-ogy as other subjects of study; he presented a Thesis,” Ancient Indian Commerce”. In 1916 he offered another M.A. thesis, “National Dividend of India-A Historic and Analytical Study”. On May 9, he read his paper Castes in India: Their Mechanism, Gene-sis and Development” before a seminar conducted by the anthropologist prof. Alexander Goldenweiser. In October 1916 he was admitted to Gray’s Inn for Law, and to the Lon-don School of Economics and Political Science for Economics where he started work on a Doctoral thesis.

He was an Indian jurist, political leader, Buddhist activist, philosopher, thinker, anthropologist, historian, orator, prolific writer, economist, scholar, editor, revolutionary and a revivalist for Buddhism in India. He was also the chief architect of the Indian Constitution.