Audio and Video Archives: Beyond Brown

A multimedia record of events in the University of Illinois Brown vs. Board of Education Jubilee Commemoration

Leon Dash

Reading Brown - Leon Dash, author of Rosa Lee: A Mother and Her Family in Urban America

April 14, 2004, University YMCA

Intro & talk

Speaker at the Champaign City Council

Dee Brown and the Depictions of Native Americans

March 4, 2004, Champaign City Council Chambers

Speakers: Robert G. Hays, author of A Race at Bay; Valeri Sherer Mathes, professor of history at City College of San Francisco, and author of several books on the history of Native Americans; and John Sanchez, Assistant Professor of journalism at Penn State University, a Yaqui Apache Native American and expert on Native American cultures and issues. Co-sponsored by the Champaign Human Relations Commission. The panel discussion was televised live on City of Champaign Cable Access Channel 5, who generously granted WILL permission to make available this RealVideoarchive.

Intro & talk

Reading Brown: James Anderson, author of The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935

February 12th, 2004, University YMCA

Introduction (2 minutes)

James Anderson talk (14 minutes)

Audience Q & A (24 minutes)

American Apartheid and the Supreme Court: Understanding the Significance of the Brown Decision

Professor Paul Finkelman, Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa College of Law

February 12th, 2004, Levis Faculty Center

Intro & talk

Leon DashReading Brown: Leon Dash, author of When Children Want Children

November 19th, 2003, University YMCA

Introduction (4 minutes)

Leon Dash talk (54 minutes)

Blannie BowerMinority Representation and Dealing with Diversity in U.S. and Illinois Agriculture,  Dr. Blannie E. Bowen, Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, and C. Lee Rumberger and Family Chair, The Pennsylvania State University

November 12th, 2003, Monsanto Conference Center of ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center

Introduction (7 minutes)

Blannie Bowen talk (37 minutes)

The Contributions of African-Americans to U.S. and Illinois Agriculture: A Public Discussion

November 11th, 2003, Monsanto Conference Center of ACES Library, Information and Alumni Center

Introduction (5 minutes)

Blannie Bowen talk (45 minutes)

Audience Q & A (27 minutes)

Peter IronsJim Crow%u2019s Children: The Broken Promise of the Brown Decision, a talk by Peter Irons, professor of political science, University of California at San Diego

October 2nd, 2003, University YMCA

Introduction by Tom Ulen, Professor of Law, University of Illinois (6 minutes, 46 seconds)

listen to the talk (32 minutes)

Audience Q & A (24 minutes)

Walt HarringtonCrossing: A White Man%u2019s Journey Into Black America, a talk by Walt Harrington, professor of journalism, College of Communications, University of Illinois

September 17th, 2003, University YMCA

listen to the talk (39 minutes)

Audience Q & A (16 minutes)

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