‘Seven Sisters and a Brother: Friendship, Resistance, and Untold Truths Behind Black Student Activism in the 1960s’ by Dr. Joyce Frisby Baynes

Premiere DateFeb 13, 2020
00:00 Show Opening
01:08 If All I Was Was Black Mavis Staples
01:17 Episode Intro
02:28 If All I Was Was Black (Cont’d) Mavis Staples
04:57 Interview with Dr. Joyce Frisby Baynes, Part 1
23:30 Ain’t No Doubt About It Mavis Staples
26:42 Interview with Dr. Joyce Frisby Baynes, Part 2
47:59 We Go High Mavis Staples
48:13 Episode Outro
49:36 We Go High (Cont’d) Mavis Staples
51:48 Finish

This collective narrative provides a very necessary and overdue retelling of the revolution that took place at Swarthmore College in 1969. The group of eight student protestors have only recently begun to receive credit for the school’s greater inclusiveness, as well as the influence their actions had on universities around the country.

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