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  • Searching for the Mountaintop

    Searching for the Mountaintop

    The power of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life—his clarion oratory skill, his burning prophetic demand for racial and economic justice—tremors through the consciousness of our society today. Yet the urgency of his message and radical call to action, it could be said, proved not just from the transformative clarity of his vision but in the way this vision defied the proximity of death’s shadow. “Each morning as I brush my teeth and wash my face,” King would say, according […]

  • [Quentin Young tape #3]

    [Quentin Young tape #3]

    Dr. Quentin Young at the house which Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. lived in Chicago in the 1960s, as well as Cook County Hospital, speaking on the Chicago healthcare system and the need for national health insurance.

  • [Howard Zinn raw #19: Zinn analyzes the State of the Union]

    [Howard Zinn raw #19: Zinn analyzes the State of the Union]

    Howard Zinn gives a lecture and fields questions at St. Michael’s College in Vermont. He discusses the war in Vietnam, the Civil Rights movement, and what young people and students can do to fight for social justice.

  • [Chicago 1966 Peace March]

    [Chicago 1966 Peace March]

    Chicago, 1966. Artists assemble at Dominico Di Meo’s loft to prepare banners and artwork for an anti-Vietnam War demonstration led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. People pictured include: Vincent Arcilesi, Bernie Beckman, Harry Bouras, Josh Kind (a critic), Vera Klement, Rodney Quiriconi, and Jim Zanzi.

  • [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 6; Gerda M. Bernstein]

    [Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, reel 6; Gerda M. Bernstein]

    Artist Gerda Meyer-Bernstein gathering broken glass from dumpsters at Smith Glass. She discusses her project as she gathers glass.

 
 
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