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Life and work of W.E.B. Du Bois [Download]

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Life and work of W.E.B. Du Bois [Download]

A social activist and leader in the Civil Rights Movement, Julian Bond has been a member of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, helped found the Southern Poverty Law Center, and has been President of the NAACP.

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Part 2 [Download]

A socialist, philosopher, activist, and academic, Angela Davis was a prominent voice for the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power during the 1960s and 1970s.

Angela Davis lecture [Download]

Speech at Johnson C. Smith University [Download]

Du Bois’s funeral service as covered by Ghanaian radio [Download]

Includes a small sample of Du Bois singing “Ode to Joy” and reading from his autobiography.

W.E.B. Du Bois [Download]

Lester Jackson on the assassination of George Jackson [Download]

From the radio show, Under the Sun [Download]

A brick layer and mason from Holly Springs, Miss., Alfred “Skip” Robinson was founder of the civil rights organization, the United League of Mississippi. Anchored in the Black churches, the United League took part in a series of marches and protests in Tupelo, Miss., in 1978. A year after he delivered the Distinguished Visitors Program lecture at UMass, Robinson was awarded the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award.

Skip Robinson lecture, introduction [Download]

Skip Robinson lecture, part 1 [Download]

Skip Robinson lecture, part 2 [Download]

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