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  • [Jane Byrne’s Easter at Cabrini, Weinberg / Finerty edit]

    [Jane Byrne’s Easter at Cabrini, Weinberg / Finerty edit]

    Tom Weinberg and Tom Finerty’s edit of Jane Byrne’s Easter Celebration at Cabrini Green. Shot for “Ambassadors of Cabrini.” Footage of an Easter celebration held by Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne at Cabrini Green, where she was temporarily living at the time. The tape begins with Byrne trying to lead the crowd in religious songs. However, after a short period of footage of Byrne’s official program, the camera turns to a large group of protesters (presumably Cabrini Green residents) who are angry at Byrne for her policies towards African-Americans, shouting, “We need jobs, not eggs!” In a widely publicized PR stunt, Byrne had briefly taken up residence in Cabrini Green, the notorious housing project. The protesters are almost immediately beaten by the police and taken to jail. The remainder of the tape is the crew’s attempt to understand what happened and locate the jailed demonstrators. Continue reading

  • Hate Mail

    Hate Mail

    A discussion of race and racism on call-in KLIF talk radio in Dallas, TX. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Racism, Kayapo, Islam]

    [The 90’s raw: Racism, Kayapo, Islam]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Interviews with author Roger Lane about black poverty, Dagma Karstenson about waitressing, Richard Cottam about Islam and Saddam Hussein, as well as a press conference about the Amazonian Kayapo people. Continue reading

  • [The 90s raw: race and racism]

    [The 90s raw: race and racism]

    This tape contains raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Eddie Becker interviews author Clarence Lusane (1953-) about his new book Pipe Dream Blues: Racism and the War on Drugs. Becker also interviews Sherod Williams, a clinical psychologist, about his views on racial attitudes in America. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Sherod Williams]

    [The 90’s raw: Sherod Williams]

    This tape features raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Eddie Becker interviews Sherod Williams, a clinical psychologist, about his experience with racism and the steps that need to be taken in order to combat it. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: James Early on Afro-centrism]

    [The 90’s raw: James Early on Afro-centrism]

    This tape features raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Eddie Becker interviews James Early, Director of Cultural Studies and Communications at the Smithsonian Institution. Early talks about the subject of Afro-centrism in America and the Smithsonian’s work in promoting different cultural perspectives in hopes to promote their integration into modern American society. Continue reading

  • Only the Ball Was White

    Only the Ball Was White

    A documentary about the Negro Baseball Leagues of the early to mid twentieth century. A slew of Hall of Fame African-American players are interviewed, showcasing the triumphs, trials, and tribulations of black baseball. Narrated by Paul Winfield. Continue reading