‘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
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01:08 If All I Was Was Black Mavis Staples
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01:17 Episode Intro
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02:28 If All I Was Was Black (Cont’d) Mavis Staples
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04:57 Interview with Dr. Joyce Frisby Baynes, Part 1
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23:30 Ain’t No Doubt About It Mavis Staples
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26:42 Interview with Dr. Joyce Frisby Baynes, Part 2
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47:59 We Go High Mavis Staples
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48:13 Episode Outro
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49:36 We Go High (Cont’d) Mavis Staples
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51:48 Finish
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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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Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…

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