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Lest We Forget, Vol. 3: Sing For Freedom
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produced by Guy Carawan, 1927-2015 (Highlander Research and Education Center, 1980), 47 mins

Songs played a large role in the movement to close the racial divide in America during the 1960s, and prayers, chants, sermons, and shouts were also fundamental to this task. This collection of freedom songs was recorded during "The Sing for Freedom Workshop"—a remarkable event that brought together the best of...

produced by Guy Carawan, 1927-2015 (Highlander Research and Education Center, 1980), 47 mins
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Lest We Forget, Vol. 1: Movement Soul, Sounds of the Freedom Movement in the South, 1963-64
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produced by Moses Moon, 1928-1993 (Folkways Records, 1980), 43 mins

Songs played a large role in the movement to close the racial divide in America during the 1960s, and prayers, chants, sermons, and shouts were also fundamental to this task. This album features clips of these cries for freedom heard across the southern states of Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and the District of...

produced by Moses Moon, 1928-1993 (Folkways Records, 1980), 43 mins
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Textile Voices: Songs and Stories of the Mills
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(Collector Records, 1975), 45 mins

In this album’s liner notes Sol Stetin, former president of the Textile Worker Union of America and co-founder of the American Labor Museum, writes "Joe Glazer knows the feelings and aspirations of the textile workers. He has marched on their picket lines and sung in their union halls. With the songs and stori...

(Collector Records, 1975), 45 mins
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The View from the End of the World: Live Interviews of Life in Prison with James Carr
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produced by Isaac Cronin (Folkways Records, 1975), 34 mins

James "Jimmy" Carr, founder of the Wolf Pack, an infamous prison gang in California during the 1960s, tells the story of life behind bars. Carr had unique experiences in the prison system as he was at seventeen still a juvenile and incarcerated in California’s oldest correctional facility. The incidents descri...

produced by Isaac Cronin (Folkways Records, 1975), 34 mins
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Huey!: Listen Whitey!
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(American Documentary Films, 1972), 58 mins

Huey P. Newton, one of the founding members of the Black Panther Party, was arrested in the late 1960s on charges of shooting a police officer.Huey! is a representation of the support Newton received from the Panthers and other members of the community during his trial.Listen Whitey! chronicles the reaction of...

(American Documentary Films, 1972), 58 mins
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Angela Davis Speaks
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(WABC-TV, 1971), 59 mins

This recording of Gil Noble’s WABC-TV program, "Like It is" features an exclusive interview with Angela Davis done by her lawyer, Margaret Burnham, while she was jailed in NY and awaiting trial on the case of the Soledad Brothers in 1971. The interview was arranged by the leading black newspaper at the time, Moh...

(WABC-TV, 1971), 59 mins
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From the Cold Jaws of Prison
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(Folkways Records, 1971), 41 mins

"What you will hear on this recording is a cry of a people for justice and human dignity. You don’t know what freedom is unless you’ve experienced the chains from which to break free." The poems and music presented on this album were written and compiled by African-American inmates and ex-inmates of three pr...

(Folkways Records, 1971), 41 mins
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Berkeley Teach-in: Vietnam
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produced by Louis Menashe, fl. 1967 (Folkways Records, 1965), 2 hours 5 mins
produced by Louis Menashe, fl. 1967 (Folkways Records, 1965), 2 hours 5 mins
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