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Celebrating Black History

The Houston Civil Rights Movement view now
Drew Blatman

Core eGuider: Drew Blatman
Filmmaker, Sunset Television

The Houston Civil Rights Movement

Docs & Non-Fiction (Cultural, Politics), Viral (Time Capsule)
[6:39, from Vimeo]

Back in the heat of the civil rights movement, a group of TSU students held sit-ins in local cafeterias. These were the first of their kind in Houston and brought both praise and violent retaliation. Surprisingly, these protests are rarely spoken of, which makes this video all the more interesting.