Original Airdate: 10/3/1974
Afro-Americans - Education
Afro-Americans in the performing arts
Public schools - Boston - Massachusetts
School integration - Boston - Massachusetts
Segregation in education - United States
Public Affairs: Current Events
Campbell, Rev. Scott
Jackson, Ellen Swepson
Johnson, Fred (Halim Adbur Rashid)
Lyons, Pat Bonner
Community Task Force on Education - Boston - Massachusetts
Wahabi Mime Company
Program focuses on school desegregation and obtaining a quality of education for minorities in Boston. Program consists of a variety of segments, including excerpts of statements made by the Say Brother "All Stars," a mime performance by Fred Johnson (Halim Adbur Rashid), an interview with Boston students conducted by Marita Rivero, excerpts from interviews with Pat Bonner Lyons (Community Task Force on Education) and Ellen Swepson Jackson (Director of the Freedom House Institute in Schools and Education), a group discussion on education with Gloria Joyner, Myrtle Adams (both from the Community Task Force on Education), Rev. Scott Campbell (with Racial Harmony Now), Alice Yancey (Homeward School Association), and George Cox (Black Educators' Alliance of Massachusetts), "Information" on bankruptcy laws and citizen's rights regarding utility companies, an excerpt from a Say Brother interview with Bill Cosby, the "Community Calendar," and "Commentary" by Producer Marita Rivero. All program segments were filmed on location at Jeremiah E. Burke High School, Dorchester.
Rev. Scott Campbell
Pat Bonner Lyons
Fred Johnson (Halim Adbur Rashid) (mime)
Lloyd Cogell (still photography)
Sallie McGuire (production assistant)
Stuart Thomas (interviewer)
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