Date: 1963; Running Time: 31 minutes; Director: Gordon Quinn; Producers: Rachel Dickson, Traye Matthews
In 1963, 250,000 students boycotted the Chicago Public Schools to protest racial segregation. ’63 Boycott connects the forgotten story of one of the largest Northern civil rights demonstrations to contemporary issues around race, education, and youth activism.
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All of the materials shot for ’63 Boycott have been digitally preserved and made available for scholarly and educational use. This includes footage of interviews with civil rights leaders, march participants, and historians. as well as original footage of the march itself.
Here you can dig deeper into this historically significant resource for studying the Civil Rights movement.