Afro-American Perspectives. Lesson 13: Black Organizations

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30-program television series on black history and culture, written by William Blackwell Branch. Moderators: Isaiah Fletcher, Affirmative Action coordinator for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, and Malkia Roberts, artist and teacher at American University. Roberts interviews Dr. Edgar Allen Toppin, professor of history at Virginia State College, author of "A Mark Well Made: the Negro Contribution to American Culture" (1967), and Franklin C. Showell executive director Maryland Commission on Afro-American and Indian History and Culture. Fletcher discusses the importance of black organizations created for mutual interest and self-help, public and secret.
Maryland Public Television; Maryland. State Department of Education. Division of Instructional Television
Broadcasting, Communications
North America; United States of America
Public Broadcasting
Special Collections and University Archives
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