Afro-American Perspectives. Lesson 28: Politics

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30-program television series on black history and culture, written by William Blackwell Branch. Isaiah Fletcher, Affirmative Action coordinator for the Bethlehem Steel Corporation, and Malkia Roberts, artist and teacher at American University, co-moderators. Roberts interviews Victorine Q. Adams, the first African-American woman to serve on the Baltimore City Council, and Dr. George Sinkler, professor of history at Morgan State College and author of "Racial Attitudes of American Presidents from Abraham Lincoln to Theodore Roosevelt" (1971). Also includes comments by Hildegardis Boswell, member of the Maryland Commission on Human Relations; Harry A. Cole, the first African-American ever elected to the Maryland Senate and the first African-American to serve on the Maryland Court of Appeals; Rep. Parren J. Mitchell of Maryland, Rep. Louis Stokes of Ohio, Lawrence Guyot, civil rights activist then with the Lawyers Commission on Civil Rights; and Clarence Mitchell, chief lobbyist for the NAACP. Fletcher narrates the political history of black people in America.
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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