June Cross Special Report on desegregation
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Rivero, Marita
White, Conrad
Jones, Vickie
Fields, Carmen
Rowe, James
Tillman, Russell
Cross, June
Spooner, Dighton
Fletcher, Leah
Hart, Tanya
Lawson, Rick
Spangler, Jennifer
Crane, David
Koppel, Tiit
McGuire Nicholas, Sallie
Correia, Dennis
Smith, Lee
Farrier, Steve
Charette, Bill
Chigas, Basil
Sullivan, John
Smith, Kathy
Plausse, John
WGBH Educational Foundation
Type of Resource
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This clip features an in-studio report by June Cross on how Phase Two of Judge Garrity's desegregation plan will be implemented in the Boston school district. Overall in the program, co-anchors James Rowe and Carmen Fields read news stories of interest to the African American community in Boston, including those related to the Model Cities layoffs, Freedom House Institute of Education Director Ellen Swepson Jackson's appointment to the Multi Ethnic Citywide Coordinating Council, the National Center of Afro-American Artists' annual celebration of Malcolm X's birthday, the NAACP-led march in Boston on May 17, Patrick Moynihan's appointment to the United Nations, the circulation of a racist sergeants exam by Boston policemen, the ten-year extension of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, and recent acts of Massachusetts legislature. Supporting stories include: Roxbury Action Group's recent hosting of French officials touring the revitalization of John Elliot Square in Roxbury, an in-studio interview conducted by Russell Tillman with Massachusetts State representative Doris Bunte about the proposed changes to welfare, reviews by arts critic Tanya Hart (who speaks with Dr. Alvin Pouissant, co-author of Black Child Care, about his book, reviews the films Cornbread Earl and Me and Space Is the Place, and introduces a previously filmed interview with actress Jackie "Moms" Mabley), a report by June Cross on how Phase Two of Judge Garrity's desegregation plan will be implemented, and a special economic analysis by Tom Hardy. Produced by Marita Rivero. Directed by Conrad White.
Subjects and keywords
Bunte, Doris
Cornbread Earl and Me (Motion picture)
John Elliot Square (Roxbury, Mass.)
Roxbury Action Program
Busing for school integration
Jackson, Ellen Swepson
Pouissant, Dr. Alvin
Multi-Ethnic Citywide Coordinating Council (Boston, Mass.)
Civil rights
City planning--Massachusetts--Boston
Mabley, Jackie
Space Is the Place (Motion picture)
African Americans--Education
METCO (Boston, Mass.)
National Center of Afro-American Artists (Roxbury, Mass.)
Motion pictures
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