Anna Deavere Smith discusses her career
Anna Deavere Smith discusses and demonstrates her unique character portrayals from her works "Fires in the Mirror" and "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992."
Rosa Parks and Myles Horton discuss the importance of the Highlander Folk School, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and the American Civil Rights Movement. The story of these two prominent figures of the Civil Rights Movement have intervened in their fight for social equality. Includes a fragment of an interview with E. D. Nixon well known civil rights leader.
Discussing the book, "9226 Kercheval: The Storefront That Did Not Burn," and interviewing its author, Nancy Milio. Topics include community health services in Detroit, Michigan, and the response of African American residents.
E.R. Braithwaite, Guyanese-born British-American novelist, writer, teacher and diplomat discusses his writing and career. The interview opens with Mr. Braithwaite, reading from his book "Reluctant neighbors".
A discussion with sociologist and anthropologist St. Clair Drake at the time of his receiving an honorary award from Roosevelt University on the themes of his convocation address. A fascinating deep-dive into race relations from the Revolution to the Bicentennial, touching on the contradictions, crises and struggles that led to Black institutions and liberation. Studs plays several excerpts from previous programs with St.
Terkel talks with Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee about the civil rights movement, protests, and jail.