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Interview With H. Brandt "Brandy" Ayers

Elwood, William A; Kulish, Mykola
Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Date
2006; 1987-05-10
Duration
34:24
Summary
Part one. Journalist Brandy Ayers describes the Willie Brewster murder trial, which featured the shooting of indicted killer Damon Strange by Jimmy Glenn Knight in the courthouse during the grand jury hearing. He also discusses how the jury commission worked in Alabama. Part two. Mr. Ayers calls for a new style of politics wherein all factions come together for total mobilization. He believes that the American dream is not real for African Americans.
Creator
Elwood, William A
Kulish, Mykola
Interviewee
Ayers, H. Brandt, 1935-
Language
English
Notes
Digitized by: Cincinnati, Ohio : The PPS Group, 2006.
Source footage for the documentary, The road to Brown : the untold story of “the man who killed Jim Crow” (California Newsreel, 1990), about the life of Charles Hamilton Houston, his crusade for civil rights, and the events that led to Brown v. the Board of Education, the 1954 Supreme Court decision that declared the doctrine of separate but equal to be illegal.
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Recorded at Anniston, Alabama.
Collection
William A. Elwood Civil Rights Lawyers Project
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Part one of two.

Part two of two.