To Briggs or not to Briggs / produced by Avotcja Jiltonilro y Fasanmi.

Program Title:
To Briggs or not to Briggs / produced by Avotcja Jiltonilro y Fasanmi.
PRA Archive #: 
AZ0181
Description: 

Panel discussion on the 1978 Briggs initiative to remove openly gay teachers and workers from schools. Discussion focuses on the African American viewpoint on the Briggs initiative and the impact on the African American and other low-income communities. Panel participants include Ida Strickland from the Third World Fund, Yvonne [Scarlett-]Golden, Principal of Opportunity to High School, Lee Watson of KPFA's Fruit Punch Collective and Third World Gay Caucus, Joseph Waller (aka Omali Yeshitela), Chairman of African People's Socialist Party, Robert Chrisman, publisher and editor of The Black Scholar magazine, Angela Davis of the National Committee Against Racist and Political Oppression, and Cecil Williams of the Glide Memorial Church. Moderated and produced by Avotcja Jiltonilro y Fasanmi. Song "When Will the Ignorance End?" by Blackberri is played at the open and close of recording.

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Date Recorded on: 
ca. September 10, 1978
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, Sept. 10, 1978.
Total duration (All reels): 
2 reels (89 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo.
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Producer
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Panelist
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Panelist
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Panelist
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1978.
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, and all other inquiries should be directed in writing to: Brian DeShazor, Director of the Archives, Pacifica Radio Archives, 3729 Cahuenga Blvd. West, North Hollywood, CA 91604, 800-735-0230 x 263, fax 818-506-1084, brian@pacificaradioarchives.org, http://www.pacificaradioarchives.org.
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This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email:  americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.



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