154Mar 23, 1997
Life on Louisiana Sugar Plantations
Ms. McCormick and Mr. Calhoun talked about life on Louisiana sugar plantations at the St. John plantation. They also showed photographs concerning the history of the sugar ...
153Mar 24, 1997
Civil Rights Movement in Shreveport
Reverend Blake, who was a field secretary in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and two other activists spoke about the civil rights movement in Shreveport. Mr. Brinkley then ...
125Mar 26, 1997
James Baldwin and the Civil Rights Movement
Mr. Miller talked about the impact of the works of James Baldwin on the
civil rights movement. He stressed that Baldwin must be studied in
the context of the movement, not just ...
101Mar 25, 1997
Little Rock High School Integration
Ms. Beals talked about her unique perspective on the civil rights movement as one of the first African-American students at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957. This was part ...
100Mar 28, 1997
Non-Violence and the Civil Rights Movement
Ms. King talked about the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committe and the influence of the non-violent thought of Gandhi and others on the civil rights movement. She is also the author ...
86Apr 2, 1997
Piney Woods School and Civil Rights
Mr. Beady talked about cultural diversity as a byproduct of the civil rights era. He spoke about the history of African-Americans and what is referred to as the Middle Passage, which is ...
82Apr 1, 1997
Social Protests and the Civil Rights Movement
Mr. Williams talked about his experiences during the civil rights movement. He was a field director for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and went to jail over a hundred times ...
69Apr 1, 1997
Mr. Williams talked about the history of Tuskegee University.
58Mar 29, 1997
Politics of Civil Rights Movement
Mr. Bond talked about his experiences during the civil rights movement, including his founding the Atlanta student sit-in and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Mr. Bond ...
51Mar 21, 1997
New Orleans and the Civil Rights Movement
Mayor Morial talked about the importance of learning history through experiencing and seeing famous places as a supplement to reading about history. Mayor Morial is the son of the first ...
35Mar 31, 1997
The Law and the Civil Rights Movement
Mr. Dees talked about his experiences during the civil rights movement and the purpose of the Southern Poverty Law Center. He founded the center, of which he is executive director, during ...
32Mar 27, 1997
Memphis Civil Rights Movement
Rev. Kyles talked about the civil rights movement in the United States. He was close to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and was with him the day Dr. King was ...
29Mar 20, 1997
Majic School Bus Civil Rights Tour
Professor Brinkley talked about the Majic Bus Civil Rights Tour in the South. This tour included 18 high school students from six schools in New Orleans.
21Mar 22, 1997
Fictional Writing and Social Change
Mr. Gaines, the author of “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman,” spoke about role of fictional writing in social change. The book is a novel about an African-American woman ...
17Mar 20, 1997
Personal Experiences with Civil Rights
Mr. Caldwell talked about his research on African-Americans in the south and specifically northeastern Louisiana. Mr. Dent talked about his experiences during a personal tour of the ...