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The Houston Civil Rights Movement

Docs & Non-Fiction (Cultural, Politics), Viral (Time Capsule)
[ 6:39 - from Vimeo ]
This video is part of our Celebrating Black History Spotlight

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.

Drew Blatman

eGuider: Drew Blatman
Filmmaker, Sunset Television

Drew is a writer, director, cinematographer, and co-creator of Sunset Television, a new online comedy show. He is currently pursuing his MFA in filmmaking at Columbia University.

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