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  • ’63 Boycott raw: Jill Willis and Annette Stricland Interview

    ’63 Boycott raw: Jill Willis and Annette Stricland Interview

    Camera original footage shot for the documentary ’63 Boycott from Kartemquin Films. ’63 Boycott is a thirty-minute documentary and web project highlighting the stories of participants in the 1963 Chicago Public School (CPS) Boycott (also known as Freedom Day). One of the largest Civil Rights demonstrations in the city’s history, on October 22, 1963, a coalition of civil rights groups, local activists, and 250,000 students staged a mass boycott and demonstration against the Chicago Board of Education to protest racial segregation and inadequate resources for Black students. This interview features Annette Stricland and her daughter Jill Willis, who marched in the 1963 Boycott. Continue reading

  • [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Paul Tsongas at Apostolic Church of God #2]

    [The 90’s Election Specials raw: Paul Tsongas at Apostolic Church of God #2]

    Raw tape for The 90’s election specials. This tape has no sound. Democratic presidential candidate Paul Tsongas makes an appearance at the Apostolic Church of God in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood. Its pastor, Dr. Arthur M. Brazier, was an important figure in the civil rights movement as a founder of The Woodlawn Organization. Continue reading

 
 
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